Taught course

Art and Design

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a first-class degree in a visual arts-related subject (other degrees will be considered)
Additional information:
  • MRes Art and Design offers people from a range of backgrounds an avenue into research that includes: students with a first degree but with no training in research methods, employees in the cultural industries who seek a formal training in relevant research techniques, and international students. The Masters programme is open to full-time, home and overseas students.
  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson : 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry


Course content

This MRes in Art and Design from LJMU develops your research ideas, methods and skills.
  • Develop your research and creative output in state-of-the-art workspaces
  • Benefit from direct links with organisations such as TATE Liverpool, Liverpool Biennial and FACT
  • Work, network and collaborate to enhance your career opportunities
  • Study in the modern, purpose-built and RIBA award-winning John Lennon Art and Design Building
  • Prepare for progression to PhD study
The Liverpool School of Art and Design provides the freedom of a truly cross-disciplinary environment, fully equipped with the experts and facilities that will enable you to take a project from conception to its final, intended outcome.

The programme provides a valuable foundation for progression to PhD, while helping you develop skills in research, analysis, conceptualisation and argument, which are highly prized in many areas of employment. The course also offers the full range of research training demanded by the AHRC for doctoral research grants.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquries
0151 231 5090