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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Fine Art and Curating at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry

2018

Length

3 years, full time

UCAS code(s)

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

Optional Estimate: £500

How are these costs calculated?

Students often choose to buy their own laptop in their first year. However there are computer facilities on campus. £200-£800

Placement Costs

Optional Estimate: £1140

How are these costs calculated?

Educational visits to European centres during each year. These are optional and if related to a unit of study, local alternative are identified.

Professional Costs

There are no additional professional membership fees required for full qualification.

Other Costs

Compulsory Estimate: £600

Optional Estimate: 2,400

How are these costs calculated?

The production of works or artefacts which may require you to purchase specific materials and/or equipment relating to your area of fine art specialism. Audio Visual equipment is available to loan. Depending on what you buy, additional costs could range from £150 - £800 per year. Books and digitised readings are available from the library. However you will be required to purchase a small number of core books approx £50 per year.

Location

Manchester Campus

Department

Manchester School of Art

This is the first year this course has been offered.

Curatorial practice by artists has emerged as a significant element of contemporary art. This course responds to this important development within the professional art world by combining Fine Art practice with Curatorial theory and practice. 

You will be challenged within your own Art studio work whilst also exploring and engaging with the many galleries in Manchester and the North to develop practical skills and critical perspective needed by the contemporary curator. 

Your career prospects after the course

This course is appropriate for careers in a range of cultural roles such as artist, curator, journalist, arts manager, gallery assistant, teacher, as well being appropriate for postgraduate study.

94%

In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation

DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known

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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

These typical entry requirements apply to the 2017 academic year of entry and may be subject to change for the 2018 academic year. Please check back for further details.

We will interview you as part of your application.

We will ask for a portfolio of your work as part of your application.

UCAS Tariff points/Grades required

112-120

Minimum 112 - 120 at A2 or equivalent (which can include Foundation Diploma in Art & Design) . A Level General Studies is not accepted.

Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

Non Tariffed Qualifications

Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 112 UCAS Tariff Points

International Baccalaureate points

26

IELTS score required for international students

6.0 with no element below 5.5

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

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