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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).

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. The internationally significant research profile of our staff and our excellent facilities, have created a stimulating environment for you to undertake your practical or theoretical research.
We offer the expertise to support you in producing 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 are strongly committed to supporting your work through practice-led research. You will be encouraged to take advantage of the specific research and practice expertise of our fine art staff. We also have a fantastic range of resources and opportunities for interdisciplinary and collaborative research across the University. Review our fine art academic staff research interests to ensure your research proposal is compatible with our expertise.
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

To study this course you need to meet our Band 7 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language 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