• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

You will be challenged within your own studio work whilst also exploring and engaging with the many galleries in Manchester and the North to develop practical skills and critical perspective needed by the contemporary curator. 

Features of the (Hons) Fine Art and Curating course from Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Delivered by practising artists, historians, theorists, and curators.
  • Opportunities to learn a foreign language, visit international exhibitions and access the Erasmus international study programme.
  • Course works closely with arts institutions and galleries
  • Manchester School of Art collaborates with the Whitworth Art Gallery for regular public talks from internationally acclaimed speakers. 
  • You will have the opportunity to take part in Unit X, an innovative unit offered to students across Manchester School of Art that encourages interdisciplinary study and collaboration on an external-facing project.

Careers

This course is appropriate for careers in a range of cultural roles such as artist, curator, journalist, arts manager, gallery assistant, teacher, as well being appropriate for postgraduate study.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Unit X
  • Fine Art & Curating: Studio Practice and Histories of Display
  • Fine Art & Curating: Studio and Curatorial Practice
  • Contextualising Practice with Language 
  • Contextualising Practice 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Minimum 112 - 120 at A2 or equivalent (which can include Foundation Diploma in Art & Design). A Level General Studies is not accepted.

Specific GCSE requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

Non Tariffed Qualifications

  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 112 UCAS Tariff Points

International Baccalaureate points

  • 26

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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