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Visual Arts

Western University - Canada

24 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
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Visual Arts from Western University - Canada is offers training in contemporary visual art.


Visual Arts from Western University - Canada combines an emphasis on critical theory with instruction in the studio arts. In the first semester, all MA and MFA students take a core course in art theory together, thereby providing opportunities for exchange and collaboration. Students work in small seminar courses to develop their research and studio practice.

Career Prospects

Our program prepares its graduates for professional careers as artists and curators, as well as for advanced training at the PhD level, and for a range of careers in galleries, museums, and other art world contexts.

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
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BFA or Honours BA degree in visual arts with a minimum B+ standing.
  • Students with a studio concentration in a Bachelor’s program will also be considered if they can demonstrate significant experience and accomplishments in the field. It is preferred that students also have a minimum of three full courses (or equivalent) in art history, including modern, contemporary, and Canadian art.
  • Students must submit a sample of written work of at least 1000 words. In addition, we require photographic, video or digital documentation of studio practice, accompanied by a description of the work..
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • 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 24 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 24 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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