Bath Spa University

Art and Design

Sion Hill
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Location: Sion Hill


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters by research

Start Date: 2019/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £14900

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Develop the skills you'll need to create and maintain a successful career with our research Master's in Art and Design.

  • Construct your own unique curriculum using the Art and Design Master's modules on offer.
  • Benefit from the expertise of our research-active staff, plus specialist tools, workshops, and spaces.
  • Innovate, reflect and take risks - become a resilient, autonomous, lifelong practitioner and learner.
MRes Art and Design is a natural first step towards a PhD, and can also be your route to creating a new product or body of work for the marketplace. You'll have the opportunity to develop your bold ideas - from commercial products to fine art exhibitions - while earning a postgraduate degree. Using knowledge at the forefront of the discipline, the Master's in Art and Design aims to enhance the skills you'll need to develop and maintain a successful career as an artist, designer, curator or cultural and creative industries practitioner.

Bath Spa University courses and their application deadlines may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the latest updates and the most accurate information, please contact our counsellors.

International Fees

Fees for international students: £14,900.
For the latest information on fees and scholarships, please talk to our counselors.


Entry requirements

You’ll need a good undergraduate degree in an art and design subject or equivalent experience (this could include a degree in other disciplines together with subsequent studio practice). The key is having an open attitude to learning and the potential, in the view of the interview panel, to successfully complete the programme.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (a minimum of 5.5 in each)

Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Bath Spa University, Art and design. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.

About this university

International students

There are various resources available to international students to make the transition to their new home easier and help them to get the most out of their new environment. There are International Student support pages filled with information ranging from immigration and visas information, financial services and even help with learning English, if this isn't a student's first language, through the Writing and Learning Centre. There is advice and help for those seeking to combine working with their studies as well as for those bringing their families with them while they are studying. There are also cultural and interest groups through the student union of interest to international students. The main Student Union facilities are on the Newton Park campus, though there are satellite branches on all campuses. The union operates a bar, cafe, a shop and gym as well as organising various annual events. These include a series of Fresher events as well as summer and winter balls. The union even has its own student card, called Student Zest that offers discounts to students across 100 local businesses. In addition, it operates some 20 sports societies, 10 sports clubs and 40 interest societies. There are sports facilities for everything from football and rugby to netball as well as fitness and wellbeing sports.

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