Course details

Master of Visual Arts
NZQF Level 9

About the course

Master of Visual Arts graduates will be creative practitioners and researchers who have advanced knowledge and understanding in their field. They will significantly contribute to the creative sector through critical enquiry and innovative practice. As highly skilled, and innovative creative practitioners their expertise will contribute and respond to, the arts environment locally, nationally and globally. They will have demonstrated the ability to engage in a sustained period of research, and may progress to further study at doctoral level.

Entry requirements

A relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent completed with a B grade average or higher in the papers at level 7 or above.

About the provider

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences, and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.

More than 26,000 students are enrolled at AUT in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, studying at one of the three campuses. AUT has consistently been a leader in undergraduate and postgraduate enrolment growth of both New Zealand and international students across a wide range of professional disciplines, and as a result we are now the second largest university in New Zealand.

AUT's teaching is innovative and student centred. AUT encourages students to collaborate, experiment and to experience working life beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching, the university has a strong focus on innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition.