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Studio Arts, Print Media (MFA)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Fine Arts
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Printmaking
Description:The MFA in Studio Arts is a professional terminal degree. The MFA Program appeals to practicing artists who wish to refine personal content and forms through critical inquiry. Alumni are recognized as multidisciplinary artist-researchers working at the vanguard of their respective practices. The three-year, full-time Print Media concentration champions an intensive, studio-based approach to learning and research.

A multidisciplinary environment supports the investigation of photo-digital and print-based processes in intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, screenprint, digital print and book arts, as well as an expanding range of new media practices including computer graphics, internet art, e-publishing, animation and installation. The MFA Program values the importance of critical inquiry and relies heavily on intellectual exchange. Traditional and innovative approaches are discussed through lively debate surrounding art and culture. Theory and studio seminars provide an important forum for students to investigate thematic topics such as narrative, hypertext, databases, networks and cultural aesthetics.

URL:Studio Arts, Print Media (MFA) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,233
National: $9,994
International: $21,116

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants to the M.F.A. in Studio Arts are expected to have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or an approved equivalent with at least a B average. Concordia University B.F.A. graduates must wait two years before applying for the M.F.A. program.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

    A portfolio is required for admission. Portfolio requirements are program specific. Please check the listing on the website to ensure you have included all the components required for consideration into your chosen program. Also needed: Application form, Letter of intent, Portfolio, Curriculum vitae, Transcripts and Academic assessment forms. An application to Film Studies also requires a thesis proposal.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 July 25, 2018

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