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Photography

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Master
24 months
Duration
1730 USD/credit
1730 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Photography program from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, widely considered one of the strongest in the country, is continually reinterpreting social and visual culture through both traditional and experimental forms of image making.

Overview

SAIC's graduate Photography program is committed to investigating the potential of the medium, providing education that extends far beyond technical considerations. The faculty, extremely diverse in their own practices, support a multiplicity of student approaches and investigations. They train students to be sensitive, perceptive problem-solvers capable of operating as artists, intellectuals, and professionals in complex cultural environments.

Students are encouraged to focus on developing their practices through the study of history and contemporary cultures and to engage in research that contextualizes their personal interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Senior Photo Studio Seminar 
  • introduction to Photographic Image Making 
  • Large-Formet Camera 
  • Slow Photo 
  • Color Concepts and Post-production 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

Admissions Requirements:

  • Completed Online Application
  • Nonrefundable Application Fee: 90$ (Application fees will be discounted by 50% through December 1.)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • ePortfolio
  • Interviews
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1730 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1730 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1730 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1730 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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