Master of Fine Art (By Research)

RMIT University

Candidates of the Master of Arts - Fine Arts may pursue research by project or thesis in one of the fine art studios of painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, gold and silver smithing, drawing, fine art photography, sound, and media arts. In addition, research candidates are required to undertake Art Research Methods. The research program culminates in an assessment by external examiners, usually in the context of a formal one person exhibition.

Course Fee:

Australian: $53,760
International: $57,600

Entry Requirements:

A four year bachelor degree with at least a credit average in the final undergraduate year; or another recognised award deemed to be equivalent in character and standard to a four year undergraduate degree, with at least a credit average in the final undergraduate year.

Subjects you can Study:

Fine art

Study Pathways:

A PhD course is also available in this area.

Further information:

Applicants need to include a folio of work (JPEGS or slides) when making an application. Students are normally required to complete an introductory research methods course at the beginning of the program. Applicants are required to submit evidence (e.g. a portfolio) of their ability and experience, and demonstrate that they are able to pursue independent investigation in their chosen area, and may be required to attend an interview.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 2 years
City No info No Part time 4 years
Founded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).

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Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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