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Individuals who want to pursue art education at the master’s level can obtain their MA in Fine Arts through programs around the world. With this advanced degree, graduates can use their creative talents to expand their employment opportunities. Are you an artistically-inclined individual who has considered getting an advanced degree? Perhaps you’ve wondered, “What is an MA in Fin… Read more

Individuals who want to pursue art education at the master’s level can obtain their MA in Fine Arts through programs around the world. With this advanced degree, graduates can use their creative talents to expand their employment opportunities.

Are you an artistically-inclined individual who has considered getting an advanced degree? Perhaps you’ve wondered, “What is an MA in Fine Arts?” This is a graduate-level degree in the arts, with specific focuses in areas such as creative writing, filmmaking, performing arts, photography, and visual arts. Some concentrations are broken down even further. For example, creative writing students may concentrate on fiction, poetry, or nonfiction, and visual artists may work specifically in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, or collage. Students practice their techniques as well as gain academic knowledge in theory, art movements, and history.

In addition to refining one’s craft through advanced education, a master’s degree opens doors in terms of career opportunities. For example, graduates with MAs can teach classes at community colleges or art schools. Having this certification also allows individuals to be respected in their art communities as graduate-level degrees demonstrate expertise.

The fees to cover tuition and registration fees for an MA in Fine Arts varies, depending on whether a student studies abroad in a foreign country, stays closer to home, takes courses online, or enrolls in an in-person program. It’s wise to contact the desired school to find out about fee structures for the current school year.

The type of career one can expect with an MA in Fine Arts will vary depending on the student’s focus. For example, creative writers can find work as community college instructors, private college instructors, freelance writers, and editors. Those who focus on one of the other genres may become artists-in-residence, curators of museums, cinematographers, photographers, or instructors. These are just a few of the options available to individuals who hold a prestigious master’s degree in one of the arts.

If you want to take your artistic talent and passion to the next step, obtaining a graduate degree can help you do just that. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich, United Kingdom

A supportive environment that encourages artistic innovation, exploration and debate await you on our MA Fine Art Masters degree course.

A supportive environment that encourages artistic innovation, exploration and debate await you on our MA Fine Art Masters degree course. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)
Rome, Italy

The Master of Arts is divided into 3 curricula: Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking, which share the same structure and vocation. These courses are in English and are the best ... +

The Master of Arts is divided into 3 curricula: Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking, which share the same structure and vocation. These courses are in English and are the best solution to perfect, enrich and enhance the preparation of artists, creative professionals and cultural operators. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
The Master Institute of Visual Cultures – St. Joost School of Fine Art and Design
's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Our high-performance professional master is a one-year programme and is directed towards helping everyone realize their potential. This is achieved through a fully integrated ... +

Our high-performance professional master is a one-year programme and is directed towards helping everyone realize their potential. This is achieved through a fully integrated approach to the field of Animation, as well as expanding the areas of creative practice in an interdisciplinary way. We create a space of experience and encounter that encourages dialogue in relation to current formal, technical, thematic and theoretical concerns that are relevant today. We are committed to supporting ambitious and diverse study interests and approaches. -
MA
Full-time
English
01 Sep 2020
01 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

Offered by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, the Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art is a rigorous interdisciplinary program that prepares graduate students for a ... +

Offered by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, the Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art is a rigorous interdisciplinary program that prepares graduate students for a career as a professional artist grounded in artistic innovation and creativity. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Saint Ives, United Kingdom

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course.

Immerse yourself in the many different roles illustration has to play in today’s globalised world with Falmouth University’s MA Illustration course. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
01 Jan 2021
Online
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

The aim of the course is to examine and critically engage with the practice of art making. It is designed to stimulate and influence you to develop independent language in Fin ... +

The aim of the course is to examine and critically engage with the practice of art making. It is designed to stimulate and influence you to develop independent language in Fine Art through ambitious and disciplined studio practice. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Our MA Visual Communication: Illustration & Animation course is a broad-based studio programme that offers the freedom to develop your own visual language a strong creativ ... +

Our MA Visual Communication: Illustration & Animation course is a broad-based studio programme that offers the freedom to develop your own visual language a strong creative voice. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Estonian Academy of Arts
Tallinn, Estonia

EKA offers a well-rounded and multifaceted approach to learning. Contemporary art, criticism and theory, author-based architecture, innovative and skill-based design, animatio ... +

EKA offers a well-rounded and multifaceted approach to learning. Contemporary art, criticism and theory, author-based architecture, innovative and skill-based design, animation and stage art, curatorial practices are combined for thorough interdisciplinary studies. Here, you can be part of making something that really matters. Your artistic impact would be noticed and would make an impact. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Syracuse University - College of Visual and Performing Arts
Syracuse, USA

The master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree program in studio arts emphasizes experimentation in the creation of innovative modes of artistic production.

The master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree program in studio arts emphasizes experimentation in the creation of innovative modes of artistic production. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

The Painting MA programme approaches the practice of painting as a self-reflexive, critical activity that draws on a wealth of varied historical, material and conceptual accom ... +

The Painting MA programme approaches the practice of painting as a self-reflexive, critical activity that draws on a wealth of varied historical, material and conceptual accomplishments related to the medium and its objects. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
National Film and Television School
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom

This unique two-year course is designed to equip you with the skills to write, direct and animate award-winning films.

This unique two-year course is designed to equip you with the skills to write, direct and animate award-winning films. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
AAS College
Thessaloniki, Greece

MA Design that focuses in Animation allows practitioners in animation to explore opportunities that cross established boundaries or develop in-depth aspects of practice beyond ... +

MA Design that focuses in Animation allows practitioners in animation to explore opportunities that cross established boundaries or develop in-depth aspects of practice beyond usual levels. This postgraduate course aims to develop the student's personal philosophies on design with a view to developing a personal area of specialism. -
MA
Full-time
13 months
English
Campus
 
Paris College Of Art
Paris, France

Designed for students whose creative practice is predominately rooted in drawing. Candidates for the program will be seeking new contexts and experiences for developing establ ... +

Designed for students whose creative practice is predominately rooted in drawing. Candidates for the program will be seeking new contexts and experiences for developing established/existing practices. Drawing is understood as more than a support or preparation for other disciplines: it is considered the work. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston, USA

The MFA in Creative Writing program at Emerson College fosters a community of poets, fiction and creative nonfiction writers, editors, publishers and teachers. We are based in ... +

The MFA in Creative Writing program at Emerson College fosters a community of poets, fiction and creative nonfiction writers, editors, publishers and teachers. We are based in the heart of downtown Boston, historically a center of intellectual inquiry, creative endeavor, and innovation in education. MFA students at Emerson College engage with one another not only in the classroom but also in the greater cultural environment of Boston itself. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Burren College of Art
Galway, Ireland

The MFA provides an immersive education in the development of professional practice as an artist. As an MFA graduate, you will produce a final exhibition, the quality of which ... +

The MFA provides an immersive education in the development of professional practice as an artist. As an MFA graduate, you will produce a final exhibition, the quality of which will demonstrate that you have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to survive and thrive as a practising artist. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
07 Sep 2020
Campus
 

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