Master of Visual Arts (Advanced)

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

The Master of Visual Arts (Advanced) program invites you to further extend your creative practice as an artist or professional in the arts sector and can be your pathway to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). This highly flexible Coursework program gives you access to individual practice-led research courses, art history and theory, master classes, field studies and research projects. You can broaden your creative, technical and analytical skills under the supervision of our expert staff. As a Master of Visual Arts (Advanced) student at ANU, you are close to the nation's premier cultural institutions with a thriving local art scene at the University's doorstep


72 units of coursework and 24 units of research. Students will take 24 units of introductory courses, 24 units of research courses and 24 units of disciplinary courses. The remaining 24 units enables students to undertake research training in the form of a 20,000 word supervised research thesis.


  • Visual arts

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a GPA of at least 6/7, with the approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis, and successful assessment of a portfolio of works. All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 4 years

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