Master of Research (MRes) exhibition and symposium 2018

Master of Research (MRes) exhibition and symposium 2018

Royal College of Art

Courtesy MRes at the Royal College of Art.

June 19, 2018
Master of Research (MRes) exhibition and symposium 2018
Exhibition: September 10–13
Hockney and Courtyard Galleries
Symposium: September 13, 12–5pm
Lecture Theatre 1, Darwin Building
Royal College of Art
Kensington, Battersea, White City
London SW7 2EU
United Kingdom
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This exhibition and symposium will look at the research projects and cross-disciplinary dialogues undertaken by this year’s graduating MRes students, with installations, performances and lectures throughout the day. Free and open to the public.

Situated within the Royal College of Art, a world-leading art and design institution, the MRes programme encourages inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary research projects in collaboration with other Schools within the RCA and external partners. A uniquely interdisciplinary degree, the MRes is the first programme to be taught across all four schools of the RCA, offering training in practice and theory-led research methods for critical studies in art and design. Over a full-time year of study students work with, and learn from methods, practices and theories from Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Communication and Design.

This Master of Research is designed to provide early and mid-career art and design researchers with the intellectual, technical and professional tools with which to complete high-quality research projects, both at doctoral level and within the cultural and creative industries, working across traditional sociocultural, disciplinary and sectoral boundaries.

The RCA recognises a demand for a new type of graduate and a new type of research training, acknowledging that in the last decade research-led art and design practice has increased in importance, exploring new models of collaboration across disciplines and between academic and non-academic institutions. This ground-breaking research degree offering a critical investigation into the disciplines and future of art and design research.

We invite applications from prospective students from a wide range of academic backgrounds and professional experiences who want to join this investigation through an intensive one-year degree programme with taught elements leading to an independent research project.

MRes RCA Faculty
Dr Esther Teichmann (Head of Programme)
Dr Nicky Coutts (School of Arts and Humanities) 
Dr Emily Candela (School of Communication) 
Dr Laura Ferrarello (School of Design) 
Dr Adam Kaasa (School of Architecture)

Applications for 2018/19 entry are accepted until the end of July 2018. For more details on programmes and the application process please visit the RCA website or to arrange a conversation about the MRes degree, please email the relevant pathway: architecture-mres [​at​] / soah [​at​] / communication-mres [​at​] / design-mres [​at​] 

We look forward to hearing from you.

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