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Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA)

24 months
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15000 EUR/year
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About

Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA) from Aalto University educates contemporary art and visual culture professionals and researchers, to achieve understanding of the best Nordic practices and traditions in art education and visual communication. 

Overview

This cross-cultural Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education (NoVA) offers work opportunities internationally in different art, educational, and visual communicational areas, institutions, organisations, communities, and art and culture contexts. 

In addition to Aalto University, Department of Art (Finland), collaborating universities and departments are: Department of Visual Arts and Sloyd Education at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design (Sweden) and Department of Communication and Psychology at Aalborg University - Copenhagen, (Denmark). s.

Career opportunities

Students that graduate from NoVA will have strong intercultural understanding and experiences, and knowledge of teaching practices and theories in different Nordic countries.

Students may direct themselves toward teaching, producing, designing, guidance, and consultant tasks on different levels of schooling, or in the fields of art and visual and media culture, social sectors and corporate life. 

The degree alone does not qualify as teacher competency. Through NoVA, students are prepared for doctoral studies and for the possibility to continue their research profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual cultures and aesthetics in digital communication and learning designs
  • Gamification
  • Critical social issues in art education
  • Research methodologies 
  • Online thesis seminar 
  • NoVA seminar 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scanned colour copy of the original Bachelor’s degree certificate
    • Scanned colour copy of the original official transcript of study records.
    • If you have any other higher education degrees you wish to be taken into consideration in admissions, scanned colour copies of degree certificate and official transcript of records. If documents are not in Finnish, Swedish or English, scanned colour copies of authorised translations are required as well.
    • Copy of a valid passport or an official government-issued identification card with photo and information on citizenship. 
    • Portfolio (electronic)
    • Demonstrating proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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