Master of Arts in Visual Arts at Griffith University, Australia

A Master of Visual Arts degree should be considered by both professionals who are changing careers and artists who want to obtain a deeper understanding of the contemporary art scene, as well as graduates who wish to advance their artistic and creative skills.

Description

A Master of Visual Arts degree should be considered by both professionals who are changing careers and artists who want to obtain a deeper understanding of the contemporary art scene, as well as graduates who wish to advance their artistic and creative skills.


You will improve and broaden your ability to critically evaluate artistic products and comprehend underlying concepts in contemporary visual art. 


With the goal of producing a sizable body of exhibitable work, the degree pushes you to research ideas in contemporary visual culture and develop your studio art practice.


When you associate with talented artists, you'll be motivated to attempt new things and push the boundaries of creativity in a number of media, such as jewelry making, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpting.

What you will study

The Master of Visual Arts offers a number of courses, according to your preceding studies:


  • Bachelor's (any discipline): 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Graduate Certificate (related discipline) : 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent (with 40 credit points of advanced standing)

  • ¬†Bachelor Honours or Graduate Diploma (related discipline) : 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (with 80 credit points of advanced standing).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate your ability to objectively evaluate numerous pieces of visual art.

  2. Verify your command of the fundamentals and elements of design.

  3. Examine your creativity and output in the visual arts.

  4. It is important to demonstrate knowledge of historical artists and the visual arts.

  5. Technical proficiency must be demonstrated.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Visual Arts may give you the chance to enhance your profession in a variety of artistic fields, such as:


  • Art teaching and academia

  • Artist

  • Arts and cultural administration and policy making

  • Arts writing

  • Gallery curator

  • Jewelry designer and maker

  • Professional photography

  • Public art and site activation

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in any discipline from an accredited university


  • Students who have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a similar field from an approved university receive 40 credits of advanced standing.


  • They must have a Bachelor's degree with honors or a Graduate Diploma (or higher) from an approved university; they are entitled to 80 credit points of advanced standing.


  • These students may be eligible for 10 to 80 credit points of advanced standing based on a mix of formal, informal, and non-formal learning.

English Language Requirements

The minimum English language competence requirement for applicants to this program is an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0.

  • TOEFL - 79/120

  • PTE - 58/90

Tuition Fee  

  • For International Students: AUD 34,000 (indicative annual fee, 2022)


$34,000 per year
  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    July
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), PTE, ISLPR
  • Scholarship
    25% OFF tuition fees