The programme is aimed at emerging artists who seek to deepen their practice in a context that is studio and workshop oriented and where they are encouraged to develop their own initiatives. To contribute to the programme provides a balanced insight between local and international issues of importance to contemporary society.
The objective of the Master in Fine Art at UIT the Arctic University of Norway is to develop the student's ability to work as a professional artist. The programme aims to reflect the contemporary conceptions of what it means to work as a professional artist and thereby offer students the opportunity to develop their individual ambitions to work professionally in the field of fine arts. As the main objective is to educate artists, the creation of works of art, exhibitions and other artistic expressions constitutes the most important aspects in the programme of study. The programme also provides a foundation for other professional roles in and relating to the field of art.
After passing the programme, the candidate has the following learning outcome:
- In-depth knowledge of artistic methods and techniques
- Detailed knowledge of relevant art history, theory and professional ethics
- Thorough knowledge of presentation, documentation, ability to reflect on and place artistic works in context, produced by oneself or by others
- Knowledge of the planning and complexion of a solo exhibition and text production
- In-depth knowledge of the prerequisities for artistic practice in a societal perspective
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- Group exhibition practice, methods, theory and professional ethics
- Individual exhibition practice, methods, theory and professional ethics
- Advanced artistic work
- Master's thesis - degree exhibition
- Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in Fine Art or equivalent education at university or university college level. The applicant must have at least three semesters (minimum 80 ECTS) of concentrated studies in: Fine Art, Architecture, Performative Art or Design.
- Accepted portfolio
- Written reflections in English on the submitted work samples (maximum of two pages)
- Written description in English about artistic direction and focus (maximum of one page)
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
- All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 625 per semester
Living costs for Tromsø
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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