Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts

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What is it like?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art is a qualification providing a unique opportunity for advanced study in contemporary art and an entry point into Fine Arts postgraduate study at Massey University. The programme combines theoretical inquiry with studio-based practice, focusing on identifying, exploring and developing research methods that are relevant to current art practices and enquiry.

Particular emphasis is placed on:

  • Exploring process as a key component of art making;
  • Developing advanced research techniques and methodology;
  • Learning strategies that aim to refine and enhance your working methods;
  • Building an extensive knowledge base of contemporary cultural history and theory that gives you the confidence to negotiate your own relationship between theory and practice;
  • Laying the groundwork for MFA or PhD study.

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