Applicants are required to have an upper second-class degree (or higher) in a relevant subject. International applicants should note that this is a demanding course that requires a high standard of reading, writing and listening skills, full-time students are expected to have a minimum English standard of IELTS 6.5.
PgCert / PgDip / MA
Months of entry
Developed with our internationally-renowned partners, this course offered by the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) will enable you to gain expertise in contemporary arts in China, as well as professional experience, while developing your own research and practice.
The course is aimed at ambitious researchers and practitioners who want to pursue an international career in the arts, and want to become research-led practitioners and professionals. Its focus on professional development makes it ideal for recent graduates, curators, artists, designers, art historians, writers and others.
This course is divided into three trimesters to allow students to work towards a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Master's qualification.
- Contemporary Arts in China
- Art and Transcultural communication
- Professional Development
- Global China
- Research in Practice
- Professional Practice (including work placement)
The course uses a variety of assessment methods which are dependent upon the module learning objectives and individual students particular specialism. Some modules will require written dissertations whilst others have the option to present practical work (a body of work, exhibition, artefact or equivalent) accompanied by a critical textual submission and others require verbal presentations. The exact nature of these outcomes will be negotiated with and determined by with the module assessor/responsible examiner.
Information for international students
International applicants should note that this is a demanding course that requires a high standard of reading, writing and listening skills, full-time students are expected to have a minimum English standard of IELTS 6.5.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course enquiry team
- 0121 331 5595