MA Worldbuilding with Creature Design

Leeds Arts University

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We are intending to bring together our MAs in Worldbuilding and Creature Design. This is in response to industry demand for pre-production specialisms and will enable us to bring together practitioners who want to create immersive worlds along with opportunities to develop creatures that can interact with imaginative, yet to be explored environments.The course is the first of its kind in the UK. The Creature Design aspects open career opportunities in film, game and comic industries as well as ... READ MORE

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1 year

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Students need an undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent in a subject related to your proposed course of study or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma /professional qualification. You will also need: one reference to support your application from an academic or a creative practitioner, a personal statement outlining your intentions for postgraduate study. Applicants who hold a degree from another discipline or have experiential learning in lieu of a degree that can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills may also be considered for entry using our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

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£9,450 per year
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£16,000 per year
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£16,000 per year
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Leeds Arts University
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Leeds Arts University is one of the few independent arts universities in the UK, and the only specialist arts university in the North. It offers eleven specialist arts degrees at postgraduate level. These are MA Animation, MA Creative Practice, MA Curation Practices, MA Creature Design, MA Digital Fashion, MA Fine Art, MA Graphic Design, MA Graphic Novel, MA Illustration, MA Photography and MA Worldbuilding. The university offers state-of-the-art facilities and resources that meet industry standards, including photography studios, Mac suites, printmaking workshops, digital print facilities, specialist arts library and a gallery. Students benefit from studying right at the heart of Leeds city centre, which has a thriving creative scene. There are internationally renowned galleries and museums, independent restaurants, and festivals that take place throughout the year.

Where you'll study

Leeds Arts University

Blenheim Walk Woodhouse Leeds
LS2 9AQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.3 miles away

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