Postgraduate Scholarships in the MA in The Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas

University of East Anglia

Start Date: September 2018

4 x MA in The Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas Scholarships

Scholarship awards are available to students wishing to study the MA in The Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas course in the Department of Art History and World Art Studies at the University of East Anglia for entry in September 2018.

This MA, run by the Sainsbury Research Unit provides candidates with detailed knowledge of the visual arts, historical and contemporary, of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. Employing anthropological, archaeological and art-historical approaches, it is suitable as a stand-alone Master’s or as a foundation for doctoral research.

Emphasis is placed on small-group and individual tuition and the development of research skills. A strong museological strand makes this course appropriate for those interested in museum curatorship, a career pathway followed by many alumni.

These scholarships cover Home/EU or International fees.

How to Apply

To be considered for this award, you should submit your application for admission to the MA in The Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas course.

All candidates to whom the Sainsbury Research Unit has made an offer of a place on the MA course are automatically considered for the scholarships.

Please check UEA’s website for more information and details about how to apply for any Scholarship or Bursary offered and associated application requirements. Or alternatively, you may email or telephone +44 (0)1603 591515 if you wish to contact our Admissions Team directly.

Postgraduate Loans

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The Sainsbury Research Unit at the University of East Anglia

The Sainsbury Research Unit, based in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, is a centre for the study of the arts of Africa, the Pacific region and the Americas, providing high quality facilities and a specialist research library for its staff, postgraduates and visiting scholars.

Affiliated to UEA’s Department of Art History and World Art Studies, 79% of research in Art History and World Art studies was rated 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Additionally, the impact of our research was rated the second highest in the UK for Art History in the Times Higher Education REF2014 rankings.

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