Rhode Island School of Design

Master On Campus
24 months
53820 USD/year
53820 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design supports artists engaged in rigorous interdisciplinary practices through an emphasis on visual and critical literacy.


Sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design curriculum foregrounds studio praxis, generous group conversation, lectures and meetings with visiting artists, and studio electives to enhance each artist’s skills and methods of making. This approach fosters a tight-knit student cohort encouraged to regard each other as lifelong friends and colleagues. We consciously develop critical discourse and interdisciplinary research modalities that actively support varied ways of working and thinking. Students in Sculpture have access to advanced technologies and are encouraged to pursue social and alternative practices.

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

  • express an understanding of contemporary visual art
  • demonstrate the intention, motivation and skills required to pursue and sustain a career as an artist
  • articulate the conceptual framework that informs individual pieces, collections and overall practice
  • contextualize one’s practice within the diverse landscape of global contemporary art practice
  • demonstrate knowledge of intersectional discourse and methods of making
  • understand how to ethically practice within the framework of community engagement
  • write syllabi, formulate a teaching philosophy and think through pedagogical hurdles
  • support, cultivate and participate in high-level intellectual and academic discourse

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Critical Issues Seminar
  • Graduate Sculpture Studio

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53820 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    53820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53820 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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