Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design (ARUCAD) Plastic Arts Department offers its students a double degree opportunity based on a cooperation agreement with Manchester School of Art (MSoA) affiliated to Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). As part of the collaboration, MMU Art undergraduate programme faculty member Dr. Brigitte Jurack and ARUCAD students came together in an online presentation.
The online presentation, was attended by the Head of ARUCAD Plastic Arts Department Asst. Prof. Dr. Eser Keçeci along with students from the Department of Plastic Arts and related students from other faculties.
Within the framework of the academic cooperation between MMU and ARUCAD, Dr. Jurack made an introduction to the student candidates who wish to spend the last years of their undergraduate education at MMU’s UK Campus, and answered questions from the students.
ARUCAD Plastic Arts Departments students who wish to spend their last year in MSoA, if they are successful, will gain both ARUCAD and Manchester Metropolitan University diplomas. Giving detailed information about the Manchester School of Art Department of Fine Arts and the Department of Fine Arts and Art History, Dr. Jurack discussed the art studios and academics to the students. Talking about life in Manchester, the artistic and social activities for students and the opportunities the city offers to students, Dr. Jurack also shared possible post-graduation job opportunities and success stories of MMU graduates with the ARUCAD students. After the presentation and a question and answer session, which lasted approximately 1.5 hours, ARUCAD Vice Rector for International and Social Relations, Asst. Prof. Dr. İbrahim Dalkılıç took the floor and thanked MMU officials.