MA in Visual Arts

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design AAAD

Program Description

MA in Visual Arts

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design AAAD

VISUAL ARTS is a follow-up master´s degree programme that combines practical studio-based seminars and workshops with theoretical lectures on art theory and history. It is designed for BA or MA degree holders from universities and colleges abroad, irrespective of country. It aims at providing foreign students with good education in the chosen discipline in order to prepare them for individual or team specialist profession all over the world. After two years of studies, students are required to submit a diploma work consisting of a thesis and a diploma project defense. Successful programme graduates obtain an internationally acknowledged academic degree MgA. together with Diploma Supplement containing information about subjects taken at the university.

In Visual Arts, importance is attached not only to a balanced combination of practice (mastering craft and technical or technological procedures) and theory (Art History and critical reflection of the current issues in the chosen discipline), but also to interdisciplinary approach. AAAD students are offered a unique chance to be taught by eminent and internationally renowned authorities and to deepen their dialogue with young talented people with various cultural and social backgrounds.

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To be accepted to VA program, an applicant needs to have:

BA degree in fine arts and related technical disciplines (when applying for architecture, BA in architecture is a condition;

high standard of art work submitted by the applicant in the form of his/her portfolio

basic knowledge of Art History and Aesthetics;

good command of English that will be the language of communication among students and their teachers throughout the two years of VA study.

Application deadline: 15th June

A list of studios which prospective students can apply for:

Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Type Design and Typography, Illustration and Graphics, Film and TV Graphics; Architecture I, Architecture II, Architecture III; Painting, Supermedia, Intermedia, Photography, Sculpture; Product Design, Industrial Design, Interior and Furniture Design; Glass, Fashion and Footwear Design, Ceramics and Porcelain, Textile Design, K.O.V – Concept – Object – Meaning (Metal and Jewelry)

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
February 2017, September 2017
2 years
Full time
2,900 EUR
Start date February 2017, September 2017
Czech Republic Prague
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 2,900 EUR
per semester