Taught course

Curating and Collections

University of the Arts London - Chelsea College of Arts · University of the Arts London - Chelsea College of Arts

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Entry requirements

BA (Hons) degree in a related subject or equivalent academic qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

MA Curating and Collections at Chelsea College of Arts focuses on developing the skills needed to curate a range of art and design objects within the context of public and private collections.

You will work alongside the established curatorial team at Chelsea Space, our on-site gallery. You will handle a range of collections held by UAL, which will help you explore current debates and practices in curating.

The UAL collections include Chelsea's Special Collections, which have a strong emphasis on modern and contemporary art and design, Camberwell's ILEA collection of ceramics and glassware and Central Saint Martins' Museum and Study Collection, which includes early printed books, prints, illuminated manuscripts, embroideries, 1920s German film posters, textiles and garments.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS level 6.5 or above, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7514 7751