Famous People with Arts Masters Degrees

04/12/2022

Do you dream of having a career in the arts? If so, an MA in Applied and Community Arts at the University of Bolton could be the perfect course for you. This postgraduate course will develop your knowledge and understanding in this area, enhance your skillset and enable you to reach your career goals confidently. 
 
We have designed our MA for graduates keen to boost their Applied and Community Arts expertise. Read on to understand more about how we can help you fulfil your ambitions and to follow in these famous people’s footsteps with a master’s degree in art.  

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Aims of MA Applied and Community Arts Course 
 
The MA Applied and Community Arts course at the University of Bolton provides students with an advanced level of knowledge in this field, enabling them to gain a competitive edge. It seeks to promote deeper understanding and encourage the development of transferable skills, such as problem-solving, creative thinking, working within a team and leadership abilities. 
 
Course Features  
 
The course is designed with flexibility, enabling students to tailor their learning to their individual needs.  
 
It includes the ability to select from a selection of optional modules, allowing you to focus on areas that interest you most. The course also promotes interdisciplinary learning through an integrated approach that draws on other disciplines’ concepts. 
The course looks to embed a profound understanding of the following: 
 
- The key concepts associated with applied and community arts include identity, culture, politics and economics 
- Developing a critical awareness of current debates and challenges practitioners face in this field 
- Understanding ethical issues related to the practice of applied and community arts 
 
Let’s take a look at some famous people who have a master’s degree in art that you might not already know: 

Gillian Wearing 
 
Gillian Wearing is a British artist whose practice has won numerous awards and international acclaim. She holds a MA in Fine Art from Goldsmith’s College, University of London. 
 
Anish Kapoor 
 
Anish Kapoor is an Indian-British sculptor renowned for his monumental installations exhibited worldwide. The Chelsea School of Art and Design awarded his MA in fine art. 
 
Lily Cole 
 
Lilly Cole is an English actress, model and entrepreneur. She completed a MA in History of Art from the University College London. 
 
Follow in their footsteps and gain a MA in Applied and Community Arts from the University of Bolton to push the boundaries of your art practice. 

Why Study MA in Applied and Community Arts? 
 
Bolton University's MA Applied and Community Arts degree programme focus on equipping you to embark on projects with real-world social, educational, and cultural advantages through collaborating with various arts and cultural organisations.  
 
Our experienced and skilled lecturers will assist you with acquiring the necessary practical skills for success as a professional art practitioner in community arts, youth work, probation service, and health and wellness.  
 
An MA in Applied and Community Arts at the University of Bolton is a unique course that combines academic study with creative practice. You will gain a high level of knowledge in this field and develop transferable skills sought after by employers from different sectors. 
 
Join an international community of artists worldwide, pushing boundaries and making a difference through their art. Benefit from expert guidance and support throughout your MA journey. 
 
Get ready for professional employment within the arts sector or go on to further studies if desired. If MA in Applied and Community Arts sounds like the right path to becoming a specialist in creative industry, take a look at our full course details to find out how to apply and see how far you can go! 
  
For more information, please contact us at enquiries@bolton.ac.uk or at 01204 903807; please remember we are here to help. 

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