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University of North Carolina Greensboro

Master
24 months
Duration
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Design is a program at University of North Carolina Greensboro dedicated to the development of well-rounded theatre designers within a scenographic tradition. The MFA in Design is a terminal degree structured to develop the artistry of those seeking specialized training and intending to pursue professional careers.

Overview

The MFA in Design program is competitive, ensuring that classes are small and training is personal. At the core of the Design program is a series of design courses and hands-on practicum experiences, plus electives the student selects in consultation with a faculty advisor. These electives allow the MFA in Design student to pursue an emphasis in a particular area of design, thereby tailoring the degree to the student’s interests and career objectives. Major guest artists regularly come to campus under the sponsorship of the Department of Theatre with the specific purpose of working closely with MFA Design students.

About the MFA Design

The MFA in Design program at University of North Carolina Greensboro is planned so that students graduate with 60 hours of classes. During their course of study, students are expected to design a minimum of four fully realized productions as a part of the School of Theatre’s Mainstage, Theatre for Youth, and Studio seasons. MFA in Design students are required to design scenery, costume, lighting, and a fourth assignment in whichever area the student is specializing. The School of Theatre encourages approved design work outside the University.

There are special arrangements with Triad Stage, a professional regional theatre located in downtown Greensboro , and the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, located in nearby High Point . The Department of Theatre also prepares students for regional and national competitions and interviews.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Period Styles in Performance Design I
  • Period Styles in Performance Design II
  • Introduction to Graduate Study
  • Scene Design Styles
  • Costume Design Styles
  • Lighting Design Styles
  • Scene Design Application

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.

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.
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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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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or appropriately-evaluated credentials for non-U.S. schools.
  • Satisfactory academic standing as an undergraduate or in a post-baccalaureate program: “B” (3.0 GPA) average or better.
  • Approval of the academic department in which the graduate student will major. (Assumes an undergraduate major appropriate to the proposed graduate study.)
  • Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination 
  • Audition

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 653 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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