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Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts

Key facts

  • Available at Wellington
  • Available for international students studying in NZ

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Entry requirements

  1. Admission to Massey University;
  2. Attainment of a relevant bachelor’s degree with a grade average that demonstrates an adequate level of preparation;
  3. Selection into the programme through an interview and the assessment of a portfolio of submitted work;
  4. An appropriate level of English language proficiency.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts structure

The Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts is a one-year (120 credit) full-time programme comprising:

213.441 Art Studio Research
213.442 Art Studio V
213.463 Research Seminar

(Choose one) 213.411 Fine Arts Special Topic IV OR 213.464 Art in Context
(Choose one) 197.465 Creative Futures OR 213.465 Exhibition OR 237.465 Creative Exposition

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates

How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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