Taught course

Exhibition Studies

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

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Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:1 in a visual arts-related subject (non standard applications and those without a degree will be assessed on the basis of experience)
  • a reference
  • to attend an interview
  • to be able to demonstrate the ability to benefit from and contribute to the programme
Additional information:
  • IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson PTE Academic requirements: 64 (minimum 59 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

September

Course content

Exhibition Studies engages with exhibition formats, through a theoretical and practical understanding of what constitutes an exhibition in the 21st century.
  • Follow a curriculum which focuses on exhibition histories from 1850 onwards
  • Apply your own expertise, as well as studio practice, to develop research topics through project-based learning
  • Study full-time over one year or part-time over two years
  • Benefit from a programme supported by internationally renowned arts organisations, including Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, FACT, RIBA North and Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Enjoy direct benefits from the degree's links to the Exhibition Research Lab and a range of international collaborations and partnerships developed by staff
  • Explore best practice and the very latest in innovative forms of exhibition and curatorial practices
  • Benefit from state-of-the-art workspaces and facilities within the modern, purpose-built and RIBA award-winning John Lennon Art and Design Building
  • The 2020 Liverpool School of Art and Design MA Online Degree Show
  • View and engage with work produced by masters students from the Liverpool School of Art and Design
  • Take advantage of the generous Michael Pugh Thomas and Julia Carter Preston Legacy £1000 scholarships offered to postgraduate applicants
The programme considers the history and practice of exhibition culture, specifically the mediation of curatorial projects in galleries and museums, biennials and other survey exhibitions.
As a student, you will be based in the School of Art and Design, the oldest art school in the UK outside of London.
Additional funding for this programme is available via the Susan Cotton Travel Award and other study bursaries.

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

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090