Master of Fine Arts

Monash University

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Master of Fine Arts
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • This dynamic course emphasizes research through creative practice.
  • Principal research areas include painting, drawing, print-media, installation, sculpture, digital imaging, photomedia and visual arts.
  • The program requires students to develop a research project that results in a new body of creative or visual work with accompanying written and visual documentation.
  • The documentation is a commentary that outlines the development of the project and its conclusion, and provides a critical context within which the work may be viewed and assessed.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1912669 INR
Hostel & Meals815100 INR
Insurance34159 INR
Transportation102084 INR
Application Fees5609 INR
Total974228 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • An Australian degree of bachelor with a minimum upper H2B (a mark of 65 or above) in an honours year in a relevant field, or its equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution;
  • In special circumstances, GRC may admit an applicant who lacks any of the qualifications listed above, but whose publications and other experience is considered by the faculty to be equivalent research training in the proposed field of study. Such applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis;
ExamsTOEFL: 94
Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 20 & Writing 24
No band less than 6.5
PTE: 65
Communicative score 58
Additional info
  • All applicants must submit evidence of practical work in the field in a portfolio, which will include the following:
    • a representative selection of the student's creative work, completed or in progress, published or unpublished;
    • a research proposal;
    • a covering letter explaining the student's interest in the degree;
    • a CV outlining the student's current situation, professional interests and publications, if any.
    • All applications must be accompanied by a research proposal of 200–300 words;
    • All studio-based research degree applications must be accompanied by a folio of 10–15 images of recent work.
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