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Degree

Master of Fine Arts - Visual Arts

master

Degree

Master of Fine Arts - Visual Arts

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $27,519 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Options
Thesis

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

Master of Fine Arts - Visual Arts

The University of Ottawa’s Department of Visual Arts offers a graduate program leading to the degree of Master of Fine Arts (MFA).

The program is bilingual and covers a variety of artistic practices, from photography and media arts to sculpture, painting and drawing, video and installation art. 

Students take an in-depth look at theories informing contemporary art and image culture, and can choose to pursue either an interdisciplinary studio approach or to specialize in a single medium. 

In accordance with University of Ottawa policy, students may choose to complete written assignments, examinations, and studio critiques in either English or French.

The program is two years in length and is offered on a full-time basis only.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$39,240

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,368
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,721
Tuition 1 person $27,519

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • 2 Recommendation letter(s),
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resume
  • Letter of intent
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Digital Portfolio via SlideRoom
  • Visa and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

92
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

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writing
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Cambridge

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Academic background and requirement

Applicants to the program are required to have a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts (either a BFA, or a BA with major or specialization in Visual Arts), with a minimum B+ (75%) average in the last two years of study and an overall B (70%) average.

Career opportunities

  • Architect.
  • Archivist.
  • Art Consultant.
  • Art Editor.
  • Art Gallery Director.
  • Artist.
  • Cartoonist.

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