Qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor of Fine Arts with at least upper second class honours. Applicants may be accepted if they have completed the requirements of a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, plus the requirements for a qualification in Art Practice from a recognised tertiary institution (or are judged by the Board, having regard to the recommendation of the Head of the School of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts, to have equivalent practical expertise and professional standing) and who can satisfy the Board that they have the general ability to complete the course and the ability to prepare and present a thesis.
Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening
IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)
PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.
This specialist degree provides a high-quality academic qualification in the theory and practice of the fine arts that carries credibility both nationally and internationally and empowers artists in their pursuit of national and international recognition.
The Master of Fine Arts differs from other fine arts degrees in that it assumes a high level of both theoretical and practical expertise in fine arts. Students without this background are required to do preliminary work.