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Faculty Website: Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department: Department of Visual Art
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MA in Visual Art (Research)
Programme Code: M8VA1Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct advanced independent research in a particular area of the visual arts, demonstrating complex analytical and practical skills and knowledge in writing a dissertation and, where applicable, an exhibition of original work or artefacts appropriate to the research mode.
Bachelor of Arts Honours in Visual Art. BA Hons. (Visual Art ) or B (Fine Art) Hons or, BA (Fine Art) Hons., or BA Hons, with an average mark of at least 65 % or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board. A portfolio of selected practical work in visual art is required for candidates who intend specialising in any aspect of visual art practice.
Selection is based on academic merit and a preliminary research proposal, as approved by the Departmental Admissions Committee.