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Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories

OCAD University

24 months
Duration
10845 CAD/year
3348 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

OCAD University’s MA in Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories is unique in Canada in its focus on contemporary art, design and media production and theory.

Overview

In OCAD University’s MA in Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories, you’ll engage with contemporary issues and works, while drawing on theoretical frameworks, historical contexts, and creative precedents that have shaped today’s visual and critical landscape.

Key facts:

Program facilities are located in the heart of Toronto’s arts and culture district, in close proximity to the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the Design Exchange, the Textile Museum of Canada, the Gardiner Museum, the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History Methods & Theory 
  • Contemporary Art Theory 
  • Thesis Proposal 
  • Thesis Research 
  • Professional Practices 
  • Major Research Paper Writing 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

January 12, 2021 is the deadline to apply to receive priority consideration for funding. 

Credits

7 alternative credits

Total Course Credits: 7.0 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research Proposal: Maximum 500-word statement that clearly describes your research interests for graduate work in the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories program. Bibliography and illustrations may be included.
  • Writing Sample: The writing sample should reflect recent work and demonstrate scholarly writing abilities. Maximum 20 pages. Examples of writing samples include published articles or term papers.
  • CV: Applicants should include an updated copy of their curriculum vitae.
  • Potential Advisors: Please name up to two members of the Graduate Studies faculty you would be interested in working with as advisors for your Major Research Paper (MRP) and why you would like to work with them (200 word maximum)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10845 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10845 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3348 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3348 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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