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Visual Arts

Western University - Canada

12 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Visual Arts from Western University - Canada offers training in the histories and theories of art and visual culture. 


At Visual Arts from Western University - Canada students  take a core course in art theory and research methods together, thereby providing opportunities for exchange between historical and contemporary perspectives. From there, students work in small seminar courses, complete a second language requirement, have the opportunity to undertake an internship, and complete either a major research paper or thesis, depending on stream.

Career Prospects

Our program prepares its graduates for advanced study in the field, as well as for careers in museums, galleries, and other areas of the arts. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Making Art with Environmental Awareness
  • Studio Elective: In-between Cultures: Cultural Translation in Contemporary Art
  • MFA Studio Seminar
  • Seminar in Early Modern Art: Portraiture Then and Now
  • Museum/Decay
  • Writing for the Arts
  • At Large in the World: Art in Times of Crisis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours BA degree in art history or visual arts with a minimum B+ standing.
  • Students with equivalent qualifications in relevant visual fields such as film or media studies will also be considered.
  • Students must submit a sample of written work (normally an essay in art history).
    • Biographical information
    • Contact information
    • Statement of academic intent 
    • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
    • Professional background
    • Referee information 
    • Proficiency in English Scores
    • Application fee
    • List of publications
    • References

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      12656 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 12 months.
    • National

      4240 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 12 months.

    Living costs for London

    1037 - 1625 CAD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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