The Masters in Dress & Textile Histories gives you the abilities to analyze and interpret a brief history of dress and textiles. Applying the understanding of interdisciplinary academic and curatorial experts, the programme combines trained and research components with different mixture of theoretical and object based approaches. Dealing with museum collections, archives and historic interiors you will also be provided a distinctive understanding of the curation, interpretation and upkeep of historic dress and textile collections.
- The programme gives you a distinctive chance inside the United kingdom to review historic dress and textiles, helping you to develop understanding and knowledge of theory and exercise in dress and textile histories inside a critical and/or historic context
- Scotland includes a wealthy textile heritage and Glasgow is the perfect city to study dress and textile history, because there are worldwide significant object and archival collections around town and shut by, such as the National Museums Scotland, Paisley Museum and Gallery, and also the Scottish Business Archives in the College of Glasgow.
- You’ll have fortunate use of primary source material, objects and archives, including in the College of Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum and Gallery and Glasgow Museums.
- The job placement option will allow you to build up your professional expertise inside the heritage sector.
The trained component includes three core courses and three optional courses ruling two semesters. This really is adopted by a time of supervised research and writing from the dissertation that is posted in the finish of August.
The dissertation is 15,000 words long (including footnotes but excluding bibliography) and will also be an in-depth critical exploration on the subject selected in consultation using the tutors and also the programme convenor.
Numerous study visits are made in to the programme, presenting important local collections. Additionally, you will to experience a four-day study visit to see relevant collections in another United kingdom city.
Teaching is delivered by a mix of in-house specialist and visiting scholars and experts. The lectures are enhanced by seminar discussions, some located in museums and galleries, providing you with the chance to provide your opinions and discuss all of them with classmates inside a supportive yet challenging atmosphere.
- Framing Dress and Textile Histories
- Research Methods used
- Museums and the building of Dress and Textile Histories
- The Birth of contemporary Fashion? Textiles and Dress, 1680 – 1815
- Understanding Textiles
- Victorian Visions: Dress and Textiles c.1837-1901
- Material Cultures
You may even select from the next options operated by Good reputation for Art:
- Work placement
- Independent study
Or in the following options within the College of Arts:
- A Humanities Advanced Technology and knowledge Institution (HATII) course. 2D Digitisation (Theory and exercise)
- A training course from elsewhere within the College of Arts, susceptible to your application from the programme convenor.
Art History: Dress and Textile Histories
Framing Dress Textile Histories (HISTART5022)
This program will allow you to achieve an awareness of methods to dress and textile histories from a number of theoretical perspectives, including material culture, art history, social history, gender theory and fashion theory. Situation studies in the medieval period to the current day are utilized to explore the theorisation from the subject. A core component would be the chance to conduct object-based research using collections at Glasgow Museums.
Convenor: Dr Sally Tuckett
Research Methods used (HISTART5105)
This program will contain learning and teaching sessions operated by different staff and a few guest loudspeakers on an array of topics, both practical and theoretical. Getting all trained postgraduate students within the subject together, it is supposed to enable students effectively to interact with broad questions of research methods as well as their application ever of Art. It’s designed and structured to satisfy the requirement for a vital, theoretical and methodological underpinning to postgraduate study and also to equip you with vital practical research skills.
The Birth of contemporary Fashion? Textiles and Dress, 1680-1815 (HISTART5020)
This program will check out the background and growth and development of textiles and dress throughout the lengthy 18th century. It’ll think about the characteristics from the production, distribution and use of textiles and dress which have brought some historians to suggest that ‘fashion’ as you may know it today, has its own roots within this period. Key aesthetic, economic, political, social and technological developments will give you the context.
Convenor: Dr Sally Tuckett
Understanding Textiles (HISTART5070)
The program aims to provide you with an awareness from the processes involved with developing yarns and fabrics from fibres, including spinning, weaving and non-woven techniques, as well as the primary historic decorative and construction techniques. Consequently you will be able to identify techniques present in historic and modern textiles, know how they influence the degeneration of textiles and then document and record the strategy used.
Convenor. Frances Lennard
This program provides introducing the cultural heritage sector and allows you to gain an awareness of methods you might lead towards the sector as professionals after graduation. It explores both material and symbolic qualities of objects to be able to analyse why artefacts matter, and why they’re collected, exhibited and conserved concepts from material culture frameworks, for example object biographies, are introduced as ‘working tools’ for interdisciplinary research by individuals involved with preserving and interpreting objects.
Convenor. Frances Lennard
Victorian Visions: Dress and Textiles c. 1837-1901 (HISTART5104)
The nineteenth century was a time of industrial, retailing and consumption revolutions, in the centre which were textiles and dress. This program will check out the production and employ of dress and textiles throughout the nineteenth century, placing them inside the context of key aesthetic, economic, political, social and technological developments. The program includes lectures, object-based study sessions and appointments with collections and historic sites in central Scotland.
Convenor: Dr Sally Tuckett
Former PhD student, Emily Taylor, mounting a eco-friendly silk pelisse, circa 1810. Emily has become Assistant Curator, Art and style, National Museums Scotland.
Museums and the building of Dress and Textile Histories (HISTART5040)
This program will allow you to achieve the opportunity to think critically and creatively concerning the research and use of textile and dress history. It’ll include introducing a brief history and nature of dress and textile collections, along with the curation, interpretation and upkeep of these artefacts. You’ll develop professional skills which will benefit your future career, having a particular focus on individuals wanting to operate in museums or with historic collections. This program is going to be based on practical skills and focus sessions with local collections.
These classes are based on a four day study trip in semester 2. Previous journeys have incorporated Manchester (2012), Leeds (2013) and London (2014-16).
Analyzing nineteenth-century pattern books at Central St Martins Museum Study Collection, London 2016
Fashion plates within the Central St Martins Museum Study Collection, London
Tina Cogram, VA, analyzing a velvet outfit with applied heraldic motifs
Staring at the velvet covered arms with pink fringes of the created chair with Max Donnelly, VA
Posted in the finish of August
The dissertation, or any other substantial good article, encourages independent sort out much deeper study of the particular art historic, or related, problem and encourages the use of acquired research skills. It’s expected that MLitt dissertations should contribute with a part of the subject. The dissertation is 15-20,000 words long (including footnotes and bibliography) and will also be on the subject selected in consultation with tutors.
The programme is team-trained by College staff and exterior specialists.
Dr Sally Tuckett. Lecturer and Convenor, MLitt Dress and Textile Histories
Senior Curator (Textiles) Department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion, Victoria and Albert Museum
Rebecca Quinton, Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Curator, European Costume Textiles, Glasgow Museums
Karen Thompson. College Teacher in Textile Conservation
Dr Sabine Wieber. Lecturer ever of Art, Architecture and style
Recent guest lecturers have incorporated:
- Dinah Eastop. Clothworkers Research Fellow, The Nation’s Archives, Kew
- Mairi Mackenzie. Research Fellow, School of Design, Glasgow School of Art
- Barbara Burman, author from the Culture of stitching: Gender, Consumption and residential Dressmaking ,
- Dr Robyne Calvert, Research Fellow, Glasgow School of Art
- Graham Hunter. independent costume designer and costume historian
for entry in 2017
Entry needs for postgraduate trained programmes really are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for instance, GPA 3. or over) inside a relevant subject unless of course otherwise specified.
Note: The absolute minimum 2.one in Good reputation for Art or perhaps a related subject is needed. It’s also wise to submit a writing sample of two-3000 words, a CV along with a personal statement.
For applicants whose first language isn’t British, the College sets the absolute minimum British Language proficiency level.
Worldwide British Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training):
- overall score 7.
- 2 subtests not less than 7. with no other sub-test less than 6.5
- or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:
Common equivalent British language qualifications
All mentioned British exams are appropriate for admission for home/EU and worldwide students with this programme:
For worldwide students, the house Office has confirmed the College can opt for these tests to create its very own assessment of British language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The College can also be in a position to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from the 1000 IELTS test centres from around the globe and we don’t need a specific UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept the British tests listed for admittance to this programme.
The College of Glasgow accepts proof of the needed language level in the British for Academic Study Unit Pre-sessional courses. We consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses:
Exactly what do I actually do if.
my language qualifications are underneath the needs?
The University’s British for Academic Study Unit offers a variety of Pre-Sessional Courses to create you as much as basic level. The program is accredited by BALEAP, the United kingdom professional association for academic British teaching see Links.
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Charges are susceptible to change as well as for guidance only
- Fee for submission with a research student: 460
- Fee for re-assessment of the dissertation (PGT programme): 300
- Submission for any greater degree by printed work: 1,000
- Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed: 200
- Submission by staff in receipt of staff scholarship: 680
- Research students registered as non-supervised Thesis Pending students (50% refund is going to be granted when the student completes thesis inside the first six several weeks from the period): 260
- Registration/exam only fee: 110
- General Council fee: 50
A TenPercent discount can be obtained to College of Glasgow alumni signing up to the MLitt. Including graduates and individuals who’ve completed a Junior Year Abroad, Exchange programme or Worldwide Summer time School in the College of Glasgow. The discount is used at registration for college students who aren’t in receipt of some other discount or scholarship funded through the College. No additional application is needed.
The attributes you will get is going to be appealing to employers from museums, the heritage sector, art dealers and auction houses. You might enter into theatre, film and tv production like a costume investigator/designer. The programme also provides a great foundation where to advance to PhD studies as well as an academic career.
We ask the application of online for any postgraduate trained degree. Our bodies enables you to definitely complete the conventional form on the internet and submit this towards the College within 42 times of beginning the application.
You have to browse the help guide to applying online before beginning the application. It’ll ensure you are prepared to proceed, in addition to answer many common questions regarding the procedure.
Must i apply online for any postgraduate trained degree?
Yes. To try to get a postgraduate trained degree you have to apply online. We’re not able to simply accept the application by other means than online.
Should i complete and submit the applying in one session?
No. You’ve 42 days to submit the application once you start the procedure. You might save and go back to the application as numerous occasions as you want to update information, complete sections or upload additional documents just like your final transcript or perhaps your language test.
What documents should i provide to apply?
In addition to finishing your web application fully, it is necessary that you submit the next documents:
- A duplicate (or copies) of the official degree certificate(s) (for those who have already completed your degree)
- A duplicate (or copies) of the official academic transcript(s), showing detailed information of subjects studied and grades/marks acquired
- Official British translations from the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
- Two supporting reference letters on headed paper
- Proof of your British Language ability (in case your first language isn’t British)
- Any extra documents needed with this programme (see Entry needs with this programme)
- A duplicate from the photo page of the passport (Non-EU students only)
- A 2-page personal statement highlighting:
- The way your academic career to-date makes this programme a appropriate next thing
- Why you need to study this programme
- The way you think this programme can help you inside your future career development
If you don’t have many of these documents during the time of submitting the application then it’s still easy to apply and supply any more documents later on, as lengthy while you incorporate a full current transcript (as well as an British translation if needed) together with your application. Begin to see the ‘Your References, Transcripts and British Qualification’ parts of our Faq’s to learn more.
Do my supporting documents have to be posted online?
Yes, where possible, please upload the supporting documents together with your application.
How do you provide my references?
You have to either upload the needed references for your online application or ask your referees to transmit the references towards the College as we don’t contact referees directly. There’s two primary ways that you could provide references: you may either upload references on headed paper when you’re making a credit card applicatoin while using Online Application (or through Applicant Self-Service once you have posted the application) or ask your referee to email the reference straight to firstname.lastname@example.org kingdom. Begin to see the ‘Your References, Transcripts and British Qualifications’ portion of the Faq’s to learn more.
What should i be not able to submit our supporting documents online?
If you fail to upload a digital copy of the document and want to transmit it in by publish, please fasten a cover sheet into it which includes your company name, the programme you’re trying to get, as well as your application reference number.
You might send these to:
Recruitment Worldwide Office
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Fax: +44 141 330 4045
Can One email my supporting documents?
No. We can’t accept email submissions of the supporting documents.
What entry needs must i have met before you apply? How can i locate them?
You can examine you have met (or will probably have met before the start of programme) the person entry needs for that degree programme you’re trying to get. These details are available around the ‘entry needs’ tab on every individual programme page, like the one you’re viewing now.
What British Language needs must i have met before you apply? How can i locate them?
If you are a worldwide student, it’s also wise to check you have met the British Language needs specific towards the programme you’re trying to get. These can be found around the ‘entry needs’ tab for every specific programme.
Please visit the Faq’s for additional info on signing up to a postgraduate trained programme.
Guidance notes for implementing the internet application
These notes usually are meant to assist you to complete the internet form precisely, they’re also available inside the help portion of the online form. Should you experience any difficulties being able to access the internet application then you need to go to the Application Troubleshooting/FAQs page.
- Name and Birth date: must appear just as they are doing in your passport. Please make time to look into the spelling and lay-out.
- Contact Information. Correspondence address. All contact highly relevant to the application will be delivered to this address such as the offer letter(s). In case your address changes, please call us as quickly as possible.
- Selection of course. Please select carefully the program you need to study. As the application will be delivered to the admissions committee for every course you decide on you should consider at this time why you are looking at the program which is reflected inside your application.
- Suggested date of entry: Please condition your chosen start date such as the month and also the year. Trained masters levels have a tendency to come from September. Research levels may begin in almost any month.
- Education and Qualifications. Please complete this as fully as you possibly can indicating any relevant Greater Education qualifications beginning most abundant in recent. Complete the specific Institution (s) because it seems around the degree certificate or transcript.
- British Language Proficiency. Please condition the date associated with a British language test taken (in order to be used) and also the award date (or expected award date if known).
- Employment and Experience. Please complete this as fully as you possibly can with all of employments highly relevant to your course. Additional details might be attached inside your personal statement/proposal where appropriate.
- References. Please supply the names and phone information on two academic references. Where relevant one of these simple references might be out of your current employer. References ought to be completed on letter headed paper and submitted to your application.
There’s two application deadlines for entry in September 2017:
- 27 The month of january 2017. interviews to become locked in Feb 2017
- 28 April 2017: interviews to become locked in May 2017
Please be aware: applications for SFC funded places are open for entry in September 2016.