M.A. Artists' Film, Video & Photography

University for the Creative Arts

Application deadline: You can apply throughout the year
Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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The Artists' Film, Video & Photography specialism has been developed directly from the well-established MA Artists' Film, Video & Photography course at UCA Maidstone. As with its predecessor, the specialist area draws on a strong tradition of film, video and photography at the University. Retaining the ethos of its origins in fine art and experimental cinema, you work in both analogue and digital media in the development of your practice.

Working directly with specialist staff, you develop projects that demonstrate a strong investigatory relationship to the contemporary employment of these media and forms within current fine art and film practice.

The specialism is aimed at innovative practitioners from a broad range of backgrounds and offers a unique environment where the boundaries between the artistic disciplines of video, film, animation, sound and photography can be dissolved in favour of inventive alliances that interface between site, screen and time-based work.

With a well-established and strong history, the Master in Fine Art course is open to artists, designers, illustrators, architects and theorists (including graduates in the humanities) and is designed to foster new and innovative approaches to fine art study at an advanced level. Building upon the practical and conceptual concerns of contemporary art practice, you develop an advanced ability to conceptualise and research in relation to your own practice.

Key study topics include:

* The first phase of the course emphasises experimentation, reflection and an open questioning of your practice and research aims.
* Through practical studies and theoretical reflection you work to develop a project proposal, considering issues in studio methodology and the relationships between theory and practice.
* In the second phase of the course you develop and investigate your proposed research project, testing ideas and establishing coherent modes for critically engaging with your studio practice.
* Throughout this phase you are supported through interdisciplinary workshops, tutorials, forums and study visits to London and Europe.
* In the final phase you realise your project through focused independent study, establishing an appropriate form for the dissemination and/or publication of your work.

Contents

Syllabus (11/12*)

You have the opportunity to produce a body of work which investigates the relationship of these specialist media forms within current art practice, building upon a strong tradition of film, video and photography at the University.

Stage 1

* Research Methodologies- designed to enable the use of advanced study skills in support of the development of your MA project
* Issues in Contemporary Practice- through a series of lectures and seminars the unit provides an overview of a range of current debates that provide a cultural and intellectual context for the consideration of ideas in fine art and encourages your active engagement with them.
* Creative Practice - development of a project proposal that outlines your intended research aims and objectives for your MA.At this stage experimentation will be emphasised over resolved outcomes. Throughout this unit you will be expected to keep a reflective sketchbook in order to maintain a rigorous and critical outlook on your own and others' work.

Stage 2

* Project Development - begin developing your project, evaluating and testing out the aims of your proposal over a sustained period of self-directed study.

Stage 3

* Project Realisation- you will apply knowledge and experience gained in previous units to the realisation of your final MA project.
* Project Publication & Dissemination - communication of research outcomes to a wider audience, making a contribution to the profession, an academic discipline or to a wider general public.

For further information please view the full programme specification

Requirements

Entry requirements

* A good Honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline, and/or;
* Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English a certificate is required as evidence that you have an average IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component) or equivalent.

You may be offered a place on a course on the condition that you improve your English language and study skills. We offer two pre-sessional English language courses which can improve your IELTS score by a maximum of 1.0 and 0.5, or equivalent.

Portfolio

Your portfolio should reflect a strong commitment to the area for which you are applying and demonstrate a clear capacity to work at postgraduate level. Your portfolio should reflect your individual identity and creative thinking that denotes a clear ability to develop your practice towards a more refined MA project proposal.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6

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