Master of Fine Arts

Master of Fine Arts

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: no
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: NZ$656
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: Flexible
International tuition: NZ$27,400
Domestic tuition: NZ$7,440

Program overview

The Master of Fine Arts programme offers students a space in which ideas can be manufactured through processes of making and writing undertaken in close conversation.The programme invites students into this space by offering possibilities for creative thinking, applied research and networking with members of our international community of contemporary artists and other cultural workers.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Recognised bachelor's degree in fine arts or an equivalent four year programme with at least a B grade average. Three year undergraduate degrees may be considered but you must have achieved an A pass average in the major subject; Proof of English proficiency; Applicants must submit an annotated portfolio, curriculum vitae and a research proposal, including an annotated bibliography. Selection for admission includes an interview. If you do not hold the above qualifications, you must demonstrate appropriate ability through a current portfolio and a related project proposal which will be approved by the Master of Fine Arts Admissions Committee. International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet the entry requirements.

Career opportunities

Graduates can work in all fields of art, often complementing their own practice with curatorial work, teaching, public art projects, design projects or work in the arts access field.

Campus location

Dunedin , New Zealand