M.A. On Campus

Arts and Aesthetics

Jawaharlal Nehru University

24 months
2200 USD/year
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The School of Arts and Aesthetics from Jawaharlal Nehru University offers an integrated MA programme in Visual Studies, Cinema Studies, and Theatre and Performance Studies. 


Students of this Arts and Aesthetics programme at Jawaharlal Nehru University are required to complete sixteen courses of four credits each, earning sixty-four credits over the course of four semesters. 

Key Features 

  • Of these, nine courses must be taken from among the ten compulsory courses on offer, while the other seven are to be selected from optional courses.
  • While students are expected to take optional courses within the School, they are also permitted to take up to two optional courses from other centres or schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Indian Cinema Past and Present 
  • History of Performance: The Indian Context 
  • Indian Art and Architecture from Proto-history to the Eighteenth Century
  • Methods, Materials and Meaning in Visual Art
  • Critical Writing for the Arts
  • Film/ Media: Theory and Aesthetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MA in Arts & Aesthetics Admission to the MA is through an entrance examination. 
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 50% marks are eligible to appear for the exam. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • 216 Rs - national 


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