Glyndwr University

Creative Production and Curatorial Practice MA

This course has been designed to give you a deep understanding of the necessary skills required to work across creative, professional and academic contexts. It is aimed at those who wish to develop and deepen their knowledge and expertise in curatorial practices and creative project management.

Civic engagement is at the heart of this programme. Not only is this course designed to positively impact your employability by equipping you with skills for a career in curation and cultural production but you will also engage with the local community via thriving local cultural organisations to undertake pre-arranged internships, volunteering or project placements.

Learning takes place through situated practice 

The course has strong links with galleries and museums. 

You may also work alongside your studies in museums, commercial galleries, auction houses, artist’s studios, magazines, alternative spaces and not-for-profit organisations.

Why choose this course?

This course has been designed to give you a deep understanding of the necessary skills required to work across creative, professional and academic contexts. It is aimed at those who wish to develop and deepen their knowledge and expertise in curatorial practices and creative project management.

  • Gain research and entrepreneurial skills needed to sustain your career, with an ethos of fostering a sustainable society mindful of environmental and civic responsibility for our future. Develop your knowledge and skills in publicity, marketing and fundraising, audience development and engagement and leadership and management.
  • Take part in events and field trips across the UK, from festivals to local special events.
  • Previously, students have had the opportunity to apply for the Arts Council of Wales Invigilator Plus Scheme. This allowed successful students to invigilate at the Welsh Pavilion at the Venice Biennale and work alongside peers from other Universities in Wales. Students have also had opportunities to be part of mentorship schemes with established curators and artists
  • Engage in critical conversations concerning the formation and engagement of public exhibitions involving Welsh culture and Welsh artists, discussing topics such as the artist as curator, exhibition as an art form, curating performance and cultural production as forms of resilience and activism.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) in  relevant subjec
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 2 years before the course start date.
  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature Grade C

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Creative Production and Curatorial Practice MA

  • Museums
  • Commercial Galleries
  • Auction Houses
  • Artist’s Studios
  • Magazines
  • Not-for-profit Organisations
  • Exhibitions
  • Festivals
  • Public art commissions
  • Arts Education Programmes
  • Theatres

Course Details

Students will study four core modules each worth a total of 30 credits, followed by a final dissertation project worth 60 credits.

Modules

Curation Theory and Practice-Core
Research Methods and Application-Core
Collaborative Project-Core
Audiences and Markets-Core
Thesis and Masters Art Exposition-core

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