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

University of East Anglia - Department of Art History and World Art Studies

Location: Norwich
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2019
Closes: 20th March 2019

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 2019.

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 admissions@uea.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1603 591515 if you wish to contact our Admissions Team directly.

Postgraduate Loans

The UK Government provides postgraduate loans students wishing to start their studies in 2019 have approved by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Find out more: www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/scholarships/postgraduate-loans

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. The department of Art History and World Art Studies also resides in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), UEA was ranked third in the UK for its research impact in Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory (Times Higher REF 2014 Analysis), with 79 per cent rated as 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent).

UEA is a top 15 UK university (The Times/Sunday Times 2019 and Complete University Guide 2019) with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, and is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).

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