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Studio Arts (Photography), M.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #462 (QS) Montréal, Canada
Artistic photography moves beyond mere representation to convey an image in accordance with the artist’s vision. Photographs can manifest emotions, dispute societal narratives or provide alternative views of reality. The Studio Arts (Photography)  is offered by Concordia University Montréal.

Overview

The MFA inStudio Arts (Photography)  at  Concordia University Montréal concentration, enables you to expand your skills in fine art photography and develop your voice as an artist. Our acclaimed faculty of researchers and photographic artists will provide critical feedback on your work and guidance on how to navigate the art world. These hands-on experiences effectively prepare all third-year graduate students to create their own professional-level exhibition within a public forum.

Benefit from cutting-edge facilities that promote both analogue and digital processes. Our resources and individualized technical support allow students to work across specialties and sizes, including large-scale photographic prints. Past students have developed expertise in colour photography, black and white photography, installation and photography, sculpture and photography, and documentary.

Since the department is comprised of seven disciplinary programs, you’ll be in the company of students working in fibres and material practices, film production, intermedia, painting and drawing, print media and sculpture. This dynamic learning environment, as well as the larger university community, will encourage you to consider interdisciplinary approaches as you develop your artwork.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Photography I-IV
  • Directed Studio Practice
  • Studio Project
  • Exhibition

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    90

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    577

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B-
Recommended score: B-

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A Bachelor of Fine Arts or a Bachelor of Arts with a Fine Arts or Fine Arts and Art History major, or an approved equivalent, from a recognized institution and with at least a B average in the major area is required. Applicants to the Film Production concentration are expected to have a Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree in cinema or an approved equivalent with at least a B average in the major area. In all cases the students’ undergraduate experience and proficiency must be relevant to the area in which they plan to specialize at the graduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41920 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41920 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    8488 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8488 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Students from Canada 19772 CAD

Living costs for Montréal

  • 1074 - 1760 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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