Taught course

Critical Creative Practice

Institution
Southampton Solent University · School of Art, Design and Fashion
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:2 or higher in a relevant discipline.

  • Interview, portfolio (if practice based) and the submission of a written personal statement outlining proposed practice will be required.
  • Non-resident UK applicants will be interviewed via skype or telephone.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants who are not in possession of the minimum entry requirements but are able to demonstrate aptitude, enthusiasm and motivation will be considered on an individual basis and may be admitted subject to satisfactory interview and/or portfolio. Please contact us for further details.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Looking to further your career within the creative industries? Southampton Solent’s innovative and transmedia MA Critical Creative Practice programme focuses on individual student-centred learning and encourages critical creative practice across the creative spectrum, including art, design, fashion, photography, media arts and technology, helping to enhance employability and leaving you well-prepared to progress within your chosen creative field.

Taught by both creative industry professionals and academic practitioners, the course enables students to develop ideas and engage with the emerging material and digital cultures of the future, as well as the fast-changing demands of the creative industries and the associated changes to cultural production, consumption and interpretation.

The unique approach of this course can enhance employability, enabling students to progress into the workplace equipped with valuable critical thinking and practice-based skills required for working in the creative industries and forming innovative hybrid engagements.

Information for international students

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking;
  • TOEFL IBT 92 with minimum of 22 in writing and a minimum of 19 in reading, listening and speaking - TOEFL is only valid for EU students;
  • or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fees: £6,750, part-time fees: £3,375 per year
International students
Full-time fees: £11,500, part-time fees: £5,750 per year

Bursaries and scholarships

Southampton Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries team
Email
ask@solent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8201 3039