Master of Fine Arts (Creative Practice)

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Creative Arts not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree in design, film, music or theatre, with a B grade average, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have the combination of well-developed critical, creative and practical skills that are required for the creative industries, as well as a specialised understanding of their chosen field. They will demonstrate intellectual autonomy and, using their ability to communicate complex ideas, will be able to coordinate and cooperate with others. They will have the skills to transition successfully into the workforce as self-employed artists in the fields of design, film, music and theatre or related areas. Exceptional graduates, with appropriate additional advanced research training, may be able to continue to doctoral studies.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Creative Arts at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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