Photography, Master | Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, United States
24 months
56435 USD/year
56435 USD/year
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Photography from Rhode Island School of Design helps students develop visual and critical expertise through course work, seminars, independent studio work and critiques designed to provide a deep understanding of contemporary art practices and criticism.


At Photography from Rhode Island School of Design students have access to state-of-the-art technical facilities that allow for the exploration of film-based and digital photography, digital video and multimedia production.

MFA candidates achieve a high level of technical mastery and create a coherent body of visual work representing a sustained and sophisticated investigation of ideas. They are also expected to write and speak about their work with an advanced level of fluency and to frame their practice in historical and critical contexts.

Graduates with Photography from Rhode Island School of Design will be able to:

  • state and achieve individual goals for their work
  • deliver technically proficient work
  • develop a cohesive body of work
  • speak and write about their work with a high degree of clarity
  • contextualize their work in contemporary practice
  • demonstrate professionalism though teaching, gallery exhibition, photography assistantship, and/or managing a studio practice

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Graduate Critique 
  • Photography
  • Open elective
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Grad Photography Thesis Writing
  • Grad Thesis Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • Academic transcripts
  • Portfolio
  • Statement of purpose
  • Writing sample
  • Letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency test

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    56435 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56435 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /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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