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NUA Launches New Degrees

Norwich University of the Arts has further signalled its confidence in the future and its investment in the city by launching two new degrees MA Fashion and MA Curation. The increased postgraduate offer supports the growing reputation of Norwich as a centre of excellence for creativity and innovation.

The specialist arts, design and media institution – established on St. Georges St in 1845 – is currently accepting applications for both courses which will start this September. Drawing on outstanding facilities and high-quality teaching the new degrees will give students a head-start in the competitive fields of Curation and Fashion. Applications are also invited for MA Communication Design, MA Fine Art, MA Moving Image and Sound and MA Textile Design.

“This is good news for Norwich’s Higher Education sector, MA Fashion provides a very exciting addition to our postgraduate portfolio. The course combines creativity and innovation with craftsmanship and high-end technical skills. It draws on our new contemporary studio facilities, staff expertise and extensive international, national and regional industry contacts. We anticipate a high demand for this course, which through its unusual emphasis on both the creative and the technical, will develop highly employable graduates” says Dr Hilary Carlisle, Head of School of Design at NUA.

Jayne Bingham, Head of School of Art and Media at NUA says: “MA Curation is a pioneering course, supporting curatorial practice across the arts, including moving image, performance, publication and design as well as having a core focus on contemporary art for public exhibition. In addition to the links we have with external venues, we’re fortunate to have our own onsite public gallery, as well as other exhibition spaces on campus, to support students on the course as they make the transition from postgraduate study to professional curator”.

Interested parties are invited to visit NUA on 24th March for a Postgraduate Open Day and the chance to find out more about the exciting new opportunities available in the heart of Norwich’s cultural quarter. To book a place on the Open Day visit the booking page.

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