Emily Carr University - Graduate Programs

Master of Applied Arts - Visual Arts and Media Arts (Low Residency)

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Program Information

School:Emily Carr University - Graduate Programs
Degree:Master; Online; Distance
Field of Study:Intermedia/Multimedia
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Description:The Master of Applied Arts (MAA) program at ECI is an innovative professional degree that prepares students to engage in the expanding fields of art, design, and media in diverse sectors of culture and the creative industries. While students apply to study in one of three streams - Design, Media Arts, or Visual Arts - the program is designed to facilitate interaction between all students and faculty in a supportive atmosphere of collaboration that encourages investigation of hybrid and innovative forms of production and critical thinking.

This degree is a two-year full-time program with intake in the fall semester and a four-month internship between the first and second year. The core of the program focuses on promoting critical reflection and intellectual inquiry while developing the skills to excel in a variety of professional settings from museums, art galleries, and artist-run centres to creative industries, including animation, gaming and design studios, film and media-based organizations as well as a variety of new media companies.
URL:Master of Applied Arts - Visual Arts and Media Arts (Low Residency) at Emily Carr University - Graduate Programs
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,920
Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 84] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate of Proficiency in English [min. C] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are evaluated by the Admissions Committee on the basis of a visual portfolio, combined with academic records, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of intent.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 15, 2012