University of Cumbria - Institute of the Arts

Master of Contemporary Fine Art

Our creative and intensive programme of self-directed study encourages the breakdown of conventional barriers between arts disciplines and prepares you to locate your position within contemporary practice.

Unknowing, Laura Harrison, 2015

Unknowing, Laura Harrison, 2015

Our staff are dynamic and passionate practicing artists with international reputations. Our lecturers also publish and exhibit internationally and being active within the research world, are well placed to pass their extensive knowledge and expertise on to our students.

Jamie Simpson, 2015

Jamie Simpson, 2015

We offer modern and well-equipped facilities with studio and exhibition space in abundance. Postgraduate students have the opportunity to access workshop and studio resources hosted by the fine art programme in printmaking, sculpture, photography, AV and IT suites as well as all other facilities within the university.

Our campus in Carlisle is central in relation to many cultural centres such as Liverpool, Glasgow, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Manchester.