Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.
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MA Programs in the Essex in the United Kingdom
MA by Dissertation in Art & Design is designed to help students review, develop and progress their practice as an artist or designer. [+]
MA by Dissertation in Art & Design is designed to help students review, develop and progress their practice as an artist or designer. The course has been created to enhance the breadth and depth of students’ artistic abilities and capacities for self-direction and professionalism. It will allow students to develop an individual practice and engender the required excellence to successfully become a creative professional.Who is the course for?
The MA by Dissertation in Art and Design is for those with art and/or design degrees or related Honours qualifications. These include, for example, fine art, graphic design, illustration, interactive media, networked media, architecture, interior, landscape and garden design, and art history. Students may choose to progress straight from their undergraduate studies or return to their studies after a period of work. As a non-taught postgraduate degree, the MA by Dissertation offers students the opportunity to identify and refine an area of research within an open studio culture of debate and practice led by established practising artists, curators, theorists and art historians. A portfolio of work and CV are required, together with a letter addressing research interests and reasons for applying.... [-]
The MA in Garden Design aims to provide an integration of the creativity of art and design with the core knowledge of ecology, landscape and garden theory, history, technology, restoration and the understanding of the theoretical and applied levels of knowledge and practice in garden design. [+]
*Subject to revalidation
Garden design is a rich and diverse interdisciplinary and collaborative discipline spanning the traditions of arts and sciences. The MA in Garden Design aims to provide an integration of the creativity of art and design with the core knowledge of ecology, landscape and garden theory, history, technology, restoration and the understanding of the theoretical and applied levels of knowledge and practice in garden design. MAGD is a progression and a compliment to the undergraduate Landscape and Garden Design (LGD) course in the School of Design at Writtle College. The MA is intended to take the next steps in developing theory and practice of garden design by providing more advanced perspectives and applications to the undergraduate course. Garden design focuses on the meaning of gardens, theory and history of gardens, conservation and restoration of gardens, and rural and urban social, economic and ecological contexts. The MAGD is part of the School of Design and part of the overall postgraduate design programme that includes Landscape Architecture. ... [-]
The Landscape Architecture course engages in this method of teaching by organising its professional programmes through lectures, seminars, studio and site visits as a critical combination for learning. [+]
*Subject to revalidation
Upon completion of the study in the Landscape Architecture programme, students will be able to:Develop advanced theoretical and applied constructs in landscape architecture, garden and environmental design. Develop and apply a sustainable landscape systems approach to policy, planning, design, and management of the landscape. Develop and apply innovative environmental and sustainable design theories, processes, and solutions for public and private landscapes and urban and rural planning and design. Apply research methodologies in a landscape architecture context to garden design, environmental design, rural and urban planning and design, open space design, landscape assessment and geographic information systems (GIS) and sustainable design in the built environment. Critically evaluate the intrinsic and extrinsic values and elements of landscape condition, structure, process and change in response to social, cultural, economic and ecological influences. Communicate design thinking and solutions through a range of media to a diverse range of recipients. ... [-]