12 months
38292 USD/year
9939 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Fine Arts (Creative Practice) from the Victoria University of Wellington  is an industry-focused, practical degree that will help you build new contacts and networks in Wellington’s creative industries.


Key facts

You'll take advantage of our capital city location and study at Victoria University of Wellington's Kelburn campus plus our Film and Music/Sound programmes get to use a new purpose-refitted facility at the Miramar Creative Centre. The Fine Arts (Creative Practice) programme is offered at  the Victoria University of Wellington 


Advance your potential as a creative leader by developing a high level of professional mastery, craft, and practical skill, and learn to drive ambitious creative projects. The programme offers a broad base of knowledge, including a course in arts management and marketing that will build those all-essential business skills. And if you're a Design, Music/Sound, or Theatre student, you may also be able to take a complementary course from another fine arts discipline to expand your skill set.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Design
  • Film
  • Music (film scoring, sound design, game audio)
  • Theatre

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject or extensive experience.You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38292 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9939 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9939 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • NZ$13,892  national
  • NZ$53,521 international

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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