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Fine Arts (Concentration in Ceramics), M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) , VA,
The program comprises a community of makers/artists who advance the conceptual, historical, technical and haptic aspects of clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood. The program promotes an artistic practice rooted in the values of craft.

About

Students will investigate craft's inherent relationship to the world with fearless innovation.

Student learning outcomes:

  • Aesthetic and cross-cultural understanding: The students will demonstrate mastery in aesthetic and cross-cultural understanding.
  • Understanding of the contemporary of their field: The curriculum of craft and material studies is designed to provide students with a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of their field.
  • Critique information interpretation: The students will be able to use knowledge gained from critique to improve creative work.
  • Technique development: The students will demonstrate mastery of advanced craft techniques within their field.
  • Professional practice: The students will demonstrate leadership in their field in teaching and/or studio management.

Accreditation

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Studies in Clay
  • Candidacy Research
  • Thesis Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
  • Personal statement submitted with the online application.
  • $70 application fee.
  • T​​hree reference letters submitted through the online application.
  • Transcripts from each institution you attended are required. 
  • Official test scores, if required by your program.
  • Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.
  • Portfolio: Provide 20 still and/or moving images. Present work in reverse chronological order with the newest work first and the oldest work last. Images are reviewed one at a time. Please include any additional information to help reviewers understand the image.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27971 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    14497 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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