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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:

$42,000

Median earnings one year after study

$54,000

Median earnings two years after study

$63,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

71%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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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 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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