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Dual Degree (Studio Art and History and Theory of Contemporary Art)

San Francisco Art Institute

Master
36 months
Duration
47850 USD/year
47850 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

SFAI’s Dual Degree MA/MFA program is designed for students whose practices cross the boundaries of art and scholarship to arrive at their own form of production.

Overview

MFA in Studio Art

  • Conceptual Qualities. Demonstrates a developed conceptual framework of the work and its relationship to historical antecedents and contemporary critical discourse (i.e., clarity of ideas).
  • Formal Qualities. Engages appropriately the materials and tools of the media used to produce the work (i.e., mastery of materials and technique, as well as how effectively the form follows the concept).
  • Presentation. Clearly articulates and presents the ideas behind the work. Produces a cohesive and accomplished visual presentation.
  • Research. Invests an appropriate level of research to develop the work, from both a conceptual and formal perspective (i.e. effectiveness of experimentation and methodology).
MA in History and Theory of Contemporary Art
  • Students will gain sufficient knowledge of artists, art practices and artworks, whether broadly surveyed or specifically focused, as presented in each course, and as assessed by written assignments, class presentations and projects, and exams.
  • Students will gain increasing aptitude in skills of visual literacy, and visual and representational analysis.
  • Students will gain increasing ability to demonstrate historical thinking, however methodologically constituted, through written assignments and class presentations.
  • Students will gain increasing awareness of the contingency of historical thinking viewed from contemporary perspectives.
  • Students will gain an increasingly complicated understanding of the relationships between representational orders and practices and the constitution of subjectivity as multiply situated and contingent.
  • Students will gain an increasing ability to find linkages between art theory and art practice across boundaries of discipline and periodization.
  • Students will gain an increasing awareness of the place of art with regard to a larger context of visual production that includes mass media and mass culture, and old and new technologies.
  • Students will gain an increasingly nuanced and principled understanding of the possible roles of the artist in the world, including roles as activists and agents of social and cultural change.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Graduate Critique Seminar
  • Graduate Tutorial
  • Art History Seminar Elective
  • Critical Studies Seminar Elective
  • Studio Elective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application, including $85 non-refundable application fee
  • Portfolio
  • Artist statement
  • Statement of purpose
  • Writing samples
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47850 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    47850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47850 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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