Master of Fine Arts
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Master of Fine Arts places emphasis on the integration of studio and theoretical components; on the manufacture of ideas in the process of working with the tools and materials of making and writing and requires a high standard of studio research and its contextualisation and critical analysis within an acadeic dissertation. Graduates will be able to:
Articulate and debate the aims, methods and outcomes of their research practices.
Make a significant and engaged contribution within the community of their profession in the visual arts.
Demonstrate the capacity for self-directed study and the ability to work independently.
Demonstrate evidence of advanced knowledge about a specialised area of theoretical and applied research relevant to the visual arts field.
Plan and carry out original research to internationally recognised standards, demonstrating a high order of skill, analytical ability and critical evaluation.
Articulate and debate the links between research methods, theoretical enquiry, and studio based research in relation to their approved topic of study.
For more information refer Otago Polytechnic http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz
Key Information for Students
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or a qualification from an equivalent four-year degree programme with a B pass average or better. Selection criteria apply.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$22,457 - $39,910|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||5%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust NZ Contemporary Art Award
Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
Whanganui Federation of University Women Trust - Wynne Costley Study Award
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
Up to $3,000
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.