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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or higher (or international equivalent), in a related subject. PhD applicants also require a Master's degree at Merit standard or higher (or international equivalent). This requirement, in exceptional cases, may be wavered if you can demonstrate you have equivalent research skills.

Months of entry

September

Course content

We offer supervision in a wide range of contemporary art practices, in fine art, digital cultures and art history.

We'll support you to produce work that makes an important contribution to your field of practice, including:

  • painting
  • sculpture
  • digital cultures
  • digital and time-based art
  • drawing
  • performance
  • photography
  • printmaking
  • installation
  • video.

We're strongly committed to supporting your work through practice-led research. You'll be encouraged to take advantage of the specific research and practice expertise of our fine art staff. Ensure your research proposal is compatible with our expertise by reviewing our academic staff research interests.

Newcastle is one of the best cities in the UK in which to study contemporary visual art. Its diverse and lively arts scene goes hand-in-hand with our long and distinguished history in the research, practice and teaching of fine art.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    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

Name
Dr Ed Juler, Lecturer in Art History, School of Arts and Cultures
Email
SACS.PGR.Admin@newcastle.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0) 191 208 7377