Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to apply critical competencies and skills in the production of artworks, visual research and the completion of workplace experience, required for a professional career in the visual-cultural industries.

Admission requirements

A National Diploma: Fine Art or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as determined by a Status Committee.

Selection criteria

An average mark of 60% for all third-year modules is recommended. Applicants must also submit written and practical work, as determined by a Selection Committee.



  • Art Theory 4
  • Studio Practice 4

Practical work is completed under supervision.
Art Theory 4 coursework is completed by participation in seminars and the presentation of papers, with an integrated assessment.
Summative assessment is conducted by a departmental Assessment Committee and an external moderator.

Programme structure

  1. Nature of programme: One year programme.
  2. The programme is offered both full-time and part-time.
  3. Minimum duration: One year full-time and two years part-time.
  4. Number of modules per year: 2 year-modules.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
1 - 2 
5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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