Taught course

MRes Art, Design and Architecture

Arts University Bournemouth · Arts University Bournemouth

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Entry requirements

BA (Hons) in Arts, Design or Media (2:1 or above). Applicants will usually have a 2.1 or equivalent undergraduate level but, most importantly, will be interested in experimentation and innovative practice within a structured framework leading to Masters outcomes. Applicants with other than the required academic qualifications may be considered for entry if there is sufficient evidence to indicate that they have the potential to fulfill the objectives of the course of study and to achieve the standard of the final award.

Months of entry


Course content

You will follow a programme of study and independent learning which combine practical and theoretical approaches to maker cultures to offer a unique foundation for innovative research practices, and emphasises the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for doctoral level study.

You will be supported in developing your own, cross-disciplinary research area by engaging with the varied expertise across the Arts University Bournemouth.

As part of the course you will:

  • create and take part in current critical practice and debate at the forefront of disciplinary boundaries
  • gain skills in research, analysis, conceptualisation, argument and complex problem-solving
  • develop confidence for PhD study and/or for initiating and managing innovative and complex projects in the creative and cultural industries

Fees and funding

As a masters degree, Home/EU students on this course will be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance England to help cover the cost of fees and living expenses.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01202 363228