Master of Fine Arts

Whitecliffe College

Subject area

Fine Arts



2 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The principal aims of the Master of Fine Arts course are: To enable students to deepen their creative practice through advanced studio research and relevant contextual inquiry To critically position their creative practice within contemporary fine arts discourse and practice both nationally and internationally To develop an independent and sustainable creative practice which makes an innovative and original contribution to relevant fields.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must have completed Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or equivalent, evidence of having exhibited or of professional experience, present a portfolio and have the ability to complete an academic writing assessments.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,907 $19,814
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,874 $27,748
Total $23,781 $47,562

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $50,000
Earnings range $40,000 - $64,000
In employment 66%
In further study 16%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (9) 309 5970
Fax: (09) 302 2957

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