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Postgraduate Pathway in Art

This pathway leads onto many Master’s degrees at Birmingham City University, including a range of Visual Communication courses (covering the creative disciplines of graphic communication, photography, illustration, and film and animation) which are accredited by Creative Skillset.

Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Pre-Master's Master's Degree

£11,600 (two-semester)
£16,500 (three-semester)

£12,000

Location

Duration

Stage 1: Two or three semesters (depending on academic background)

Intakes

Stage 1:September, January and May

Study Location

Stage 1:
BCUIC Bournville Campus

Stage 2:
BCU City Centre Campus

Stage 1: Pre-Masters

Portfolio Requirements

Modules

Click below for more information on each module

  • Creative Practice*

  • Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • ICT Skills for Postgraduate Study

  • Research Methods for Postgraduate Study

  • Final Project

*three semesters only

Stage 2: Master's Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways:

Click below for more information on each pathway

  • MA Art and Design: Interdisciplinary Practices*

  • MA Arts and Education Practices*

  • MA Arts and Project Management*

  • MA Contemporary Arts China*

  • MA Fine Art*

  • MA Innovation and Leadership in Museum Practice*

  • MA Visual Communication*

  • MA Visual Communication (Graphic Communication)*

  • MA Visual Communication (Photography)*

  • MA Visual Communication (Illustration)*

  • MA Visual Communication (Film & Animation)*


     

     

    *This course is subject to final approval of the curriculum by BCU via the transforming the curriculum process. See below for more details.

Birmingham City University is currently going through a period of curriculum transformation which will finish in time for September 2017.This may affect programmes from September 2017 onwards.The aim of this review is to modernise BCU’s programmes and ensure the University reaches its targets of delivering practice-based learning that will deliver high-quality employability skills to our students. This may result in a change in the name or progression options for your chosen degree course. BCU and BCUIC will keep all students updated about these changes, and if you have any further questions, do please contact us.