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8 MA Programmes in Sculpture 2024

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MA Programmes in Sculpture

From the beginning of time, sculpture has been used as an important form of expression for almost every culture. If you’re looking to enrich and advance your skills in this storied visual art form, consider a Master of Arts (MA) in Sculpture. A master’s degree is a graduate degree that takes approximately one to two years of focused study to complete.

What is an MA in Sculpture? The program provides hands-on training in sculptural arts including carving, modeling, casting and welding, working with a variety of materials such as stone and wood. Students learn about the history of sculpture across cultures, as well as sculptural theory. Many programs also teach students how to set up and maintain their own studio and art business, providing practical, invaluable training in today’s art world.

There are many benefits of earning an MA in Sculpture. If nothing else, students become more adept at the craft of sculpting and are exposed to an association of artists, architects and designers to further their artistic endeavors and careers.

The costs of earning this type of degree vary considerably by institution and by location. The cost of materials and resources is another factor to consider. It is important to contact an institution directly to better ascertain total program costs.

Students who earn an MA in Sculpture most often go on to become artists themselves, either setting up their own studio or joining an artists’ collective. Graduates with this degree under their belt also find themselves marketable to architecture firms, as well as construction and manufacturing companies as three-dimensional designers. Finally, some students use the program as a launching pad for further education in the discipline.

There are many exciting international opportunities to earn this type of degree, not only in sculpture meccas such as Italy and Greece, for instance, but in the United States and around the world. Although some online courses can be taken toward the degree, most institutions require actual classroom time. To find the right match for you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.