Master of Fine Arts

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Fine Arts

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Entry requirements

Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have extended their knowledge and skill as professional visual artists through a period of intensive studio practice, guided by professional tutorial support and supervision. Graduates will be prepared for specific professions such as graphic design and film making have the skills and attitude necessary to successfully practise as artists and scholars in their individual areas of expertise.

What graduates earn

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


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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust NZ Contemporary Art Award

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust




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Grant Lingard Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office



Full time tuition fees at the New Zealand domestic rate.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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