Expanded Media, Master | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
36 months
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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In Expanded Media at University of Kansas, students are expected to engage in critical dialogue about art, technology, the nature of creativity, the role of the artist in society and other aspects of art as a professional practice. Issues of process, context and problem solving are inherent in the curriculum. 


About this Degree

The Expanded Media area is characterized by a dedication to innovative forms of artistic expression and conceptual approaches to art, the pursuit of which lies beyond any one medium. The availability and growth of media technologies have resulted in a fundamental rethinking of the boundaries of disciplines. This is embraced as representing unique opportunities for students. 

The area provides a solid foundation for those who wish to integrate time-based ideas and technology into their art making process. Comprised of Performance Art, Installation Art, Digital Strategies and Intermedia, Expanded Media provides an environment for students who wish to experiment and create interdisciplinary multiple media works often associated with various technologies. Expanded Media emphasizes the idea and process of expanding techniques. It embraces collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches. Work is grounded in an exploration of new forms with an understanding that it provides the potential to open creative possibilities with all medias, which mirror and embody one's artistic vision.

There are numerous outlets at the University of Kansas that can provide an opportunities for students to present their works in the public and professional environment. In addition, the city of Lawrence has many centrally located venues for students to exhibit their work before a diverse audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Expanded Media
  • Special Topics in Expanded Media
  • The Digital Image 
  • Performance Art 
  • Alternative Approaches in Photography 
  • Video and Time-Based Media 
  • Intermedia 
  • Digital Photography 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The committees expect applicants to have the B.F.A. or B.A. degree or equivalent experience. In general, committees expect applicants to present about 70 hours of undergraduate credit in studio or related professional courses, to have maintained an undergraduate overall grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, particularly in visual art courses, and to have had a minimum of 9 hours of credit in art history. 
  • Online Admissions Application
    • Application Fee
    • Three Letters of Recommendation
    • Official Transcript(s)
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Resume or CV
    • Digital Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    9989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9989 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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