Master of Fine Arts

University of Auckland

Subject area

Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) or Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts, or an approved equivalent qualification, and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

MFA graduates will have the ability to develop and sustain critically driven, research informed original creative positions and practices. They will have an in-depth, working knowledge of a selected field of specialised research and practice in contemporary art, and a mastery of methodologies appropriate to their chosen enquiry. They will be equipped to pursue careers in a range of creative industries and prepared for doctoral level study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Visual Arts and Crafts at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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