Master of Arts - Visual Arts

Griffith University

This program is suited to both artists who want to deepen their understanding of the contemporary art world, as well as graduates who are changing disciplines and want to pursue and expand their artistic and creative capabilities. Students will extend on and refine their visual literacy skills and your ability to critically analyse artworks and understand key concepts in contemporary visual art. The degree encourages you to explore ideas in contemporary visual culture and develop your studio art practice so you can produce a significant body of work for exhibition. By joining a community of expert art practitioners you will be encouraged to experiment and stretch the boundaries of innovation across a broad range of media, including drawing, jewellery, painting, photography, print-making and sculpture.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,000
International: $33,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised University; or Bachelor (Hons)/Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma from a photographic, design and/or visual arts discipline. As a further requirement, applicants to the Master of Arts in Visual Arts will be required to submit a written proposal outlining the proposed research project and include a portfolio of prior works.


160 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Fine Art; Photography

Study Pathways:

The Master of Arts in Visual Arts enables qualifying students to pursue Higher Degree by Research studies such as the Doctor of Visual Arts or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Who for:

Visual arts students and practitioners

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Artist, Photographer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
South Bank, Qld College of Art No info Yes Part time 4 years
South Bank, Qld College of Art No info Yes Full time 2 years
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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