Entry requirements

To be accepted to study on the MA Fine Art, we normally require a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

From painting to sculpture, conceptual art and more, Fine Art comes in many forms. Whether contemporary or traditional, artists worldwide are experiencing more opportunities than ever before to practice professionally, exhibit and sell their work. This presents an exciting time to explore and evolve your artistic practice with our flexible research-led course featuring some of the best art facilities in London and expert guidance from leading practitioners and curators.
Why you should study MA Fine Art at Middlesex?
At Middlesex we take a highly practical and critical approach to Fine Art that ensures that you spend the majority of your postgraduate study researching and making. This combination of in-depth analysis and hands-on experience will enable you to draw on a diverse range of expertise and resources while questioning and developing your practice in a contemporary context for a stimulating and successful career.
Based in our University's £80 million Art and Design School, our course features state-of-the-art facilities with dedicated studio space for each of our MA students to ensure that we cater for a diverse range of interests and ambitions. With opportunities to collaborate with students from across the School, you'll be part of a supportive and interdisciplinary environment of artists who are shaping the future of creative industries worldwide with their award-winning, innovative work.
Course highlights:
  • World-class teaching from some of the UK's leading artists, curators, practitioners who have substantial experience in building successful careers with their artistic talents
  • Innovative facilities that allow you to experiment and develop your individual approach to Fine Art using a wide range of contemporary and traditional equipment, spaces and software
  • Exhibition opportunities off-site, such as ArtLacuna, to create networking opportunities, build industry links and allow you to explore how artist-run organisations operate
  • Direct access to London's art world with valuable industry links to a range of galleries, high-profile artists, libraries and collections to enhance your research and inform your practice
  • Flexible module structure to meet the needs, ambitions and abilities of each student whatever stage you are at in your creative career
  • Access to networking opportunities, world-leading research and expertise through the Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts (LCEA) and Art & Design Research Institute (ADRI) on campus

Information for international students

We accept the equivalent of the above from a recognised overseas university.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500 per year full time
International students
£12,500 per year full time

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details