University of Essex

School of Philosophy and Art History

MA Curating Contemporary Art


Wivenhoe Park

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degree Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our MA Curating Contemporary Art provides you with academic teaching and professional training in the area of contemporary art curatorial practice. You are given the freedom to pursue your own individual research interests and to develop your own practice as curators of contemporary art. You become familiar with the basic principles of professional good practice in museum and gallery work, as well as other forms of curatorial practice, and acquire technical competence in applying these. Graduates are well placed for employment in specialised museum, gallery, and freelance curating, as well as a wide range of other careers.


Postgraduate study qualification from the University of Essex.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City