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Art Programme

Introduction by Art Programme Director, Alex Schady

The Art programme consists of the following courses and pathways:

BA (Hons) Fine Art

Artists create the cultural resources of our shared future. We recognise the breadth and diversity of social, political, cultural, economic and technological contexts of contemporary art.

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Level: Undergraduate

MA Art and Science

This pioneering course investigates the creative relationships between art and science and how to communicate them.

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Level: Postgraduate

MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies

MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies is a fine art photography course which merges research with practice.

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Level: Postgraduate

MA Fine Art

On MA Fine Art, you will critically address what it means to practice as an artist today.

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Level: Postgraduate

MA Visual Arts: Fine Art Digital

On this online course you can explore what it means to be an artist today from anywhere in the world.

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Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Exhibition Studies

MRes Art: Exhibition Studies examines the history of contemporary art through key developments in the exhibition form.

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Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Moving Image

MRes Art: Moving Image explores the rich histories, theories and aesthetics that have led artists to turn to film and video.

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Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy promotes dialogue between practitioners and theorists about art discourse today.

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Level: Postgraduate

Art programme events

Art programme stories

Hollyport Capital Prize

The Hollyport Capital Prize is awarded to second-year BA Fine Art students to support their final year of study. Here, we look at the work of Sebastian Elborn – winner of the 2020 Prize – which considers AI, authorship and art.

Foundation 2020: Isolation

Due to the coronavirus lockdown, many of our Foundation students finished their studies away from the College. Looking across disciplines, here we share some projects which explore the meaning and impact of social isolation.

Foundation 2020: Family

Due to coronavirus lockdown, many Foundation students finished their studies away from the College, living in differing degrees of isolation with their families. Looking across disciplines, here we share a few of the projects that look to home and