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Fine Arts, MFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) St. John's, Canada
At the Memorial University of Newfoundland we offer a master degree in Fine Arts. Guided by our active faculty and Memorial University’s progressive model for distance and blended learning, we provide a flexible course of study tailored to the student’s individual area of research, incorporating both critical theory and practice-based research.
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Overview

Students have access to studios, research facilities, and faculty across a range of disciplines within the Visual Arts program and beyond through the broad Memorial University network. There are further residency opportunities through Memorial’s other campuses and locations in St. John’s, Norris Point, Labrador, and Harlow (UK).

Grenfell Campus is located in Corner Brook, on Elmastukwek/Bay of Islands, in traditional Mi’kmaw territory. The Grenfell MFA delivers a blended learning/low residency program that can be completed in five or six semesters over a two-year period of study. 

Grenfell Campus at Memorial University of Newfoundland, is launching the first Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our campus is located in Corner Brook, on Elmastukwek/Bay of Islands, in traditional Mi’kmaw territory. The largest city in the region, Corner Brook is a service centre for Western and Northern Newfoundland.

Programme Structure

  • Guided by our active faculty and Memorial University’s progressive model for distance and blended learning, we provide a flexible course of study tailored to the student’s individual area of research, incorporating both critical theory and practice-based research. 
  • Students have access to studios, research facilities, and faculty across a range of disciplines within the Visual Arts program and beyond through the broad Memorial University network. There are further residency opportunities through Memorial’s other campuses and locations in St. John’s, Norris Point, Labrador, and Harlow UK.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Tuition (NL students): $635-$953/semester

Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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