To be admitted to the Qualification of Master of Fine Art, a candidate must have to his/her credit, a three year Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art plus Honours, a Four year Bachelor of Fine Art Qualification, or appropriate equivalents, or exceptional artistic achievements.
The Qualification is obtained by course work and dissertation. The Master of Fine Art study must represent a specific concept that manifests itself in all aspects of the artistic presentations required by the Qualification. Requirements for this artistic presentation are:
MFA 701 (64 Credits) A portfolio of artistic presentation in a chosen field of study.
MFA 702 (64 Credits) A portfolio of ancillary developmental artistic works directly related to the chosen field of study.
MFA 703 (64 Credits) A final artistic presentation completed within a set period of time not later than the end of November of the final year of study. This presentation to include the portfolio of ancillary work related to the examination work.
MFA 704 (64 Credits) An extended essay/visual document directly related to the chosen field of work.
Ancillary work in the above requirements should be understood as those development works in any appropriate media that assist in the creation of a final artistic work. The examination assessment is based on a holistic presentation that should express the essence of the artistic proposal.