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The Arts of Africa, Oceania and the AmericasUniversity of East Anglia
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Location: University of East Anglia
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/27
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £16400
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About This CourseOn this unique programme you'll study the historical and contemporary arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. You'll benefit from teaching that emphasises museum anthropology and material culture. At the same time you'll engage with the issues involved in the analysis and display of these works of art, both in their original contexts and in museums and exhibitions.This MA is cross-disciplinary. That means you'll engage with regional developments and shared themes across anthropology, art history, archaeology and museology. Throughout the programme you'll encounter contemporary theories and current methods of research.You'll also have the opportunity to study the world-famous collection of art held in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, itself a celebrated icon of modern museum architecture. UEA's Art History department is a world-leading art history department.OverviewThis flexible programme offers you a range of topics for your own essay-writing and dissertation. You'll have the opportunity to take a research tutorial option, allowing the course to be tailored to your interests. Your dissertation also allows you to study a topic of your choice intensively, possibly as a precursor to PhD research.Our department is one of the leading centres in the world for the study of art and material culture. It's also the only centre in the UK concerned with the study of art worldwide. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), UEA was ranked third in the UK for the quality of its research impact in Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory (Times Higher REF 2014 Analysis).DisclaimerCourse details are subject to change.
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Applicants require a good Honours degree at minimum 2.1 standard or equivalent (Humanities or Social Science). All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of East Anglia.
About this university
Annually, there are some 3,500 students come to the university from outside the UK to study the various courses on offer. In addition to their full studies, there are a number of programs available through the Collaborative International Programmes Office. Through the website, there is also country specific information for students to help them understand everything from entry requirements to information about study fairs and scholarships. There is also practical advice for students about living and studying in the UK. There are over 200 societies and clubs available for students outside the classroom. These range from playing football to taking part in the student newspaper or TV station. Most of these are operated through the Student Union, which also operates a number of entertainment venues including a club and bar. The student union also provides services such as an advice centre. It also runs The Waterfront venue just off campus that has seen acts including U2, Coldplay, Iron maiden and Dizzee Rascal performing there. As well as sports and arts clubs there are also volunteering opportunities for students to get involved with the larger community. There is a notable annual event, the UEA Literary Festival, held each year since 1991. It has featured a number of notable speakers including Stephen Fry, PD James, Terry Pratchett and Peter Ustinov and includes film screenings and political discussions in addition to the talks.