Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art atUniversity of Saskatchewan , SaskatoonDepartment of Art & Art History

Duration

2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1907

Highlights

  • This is an intensive, studio-based program offering artists the opportunity to develop a practical and theoretical understanding of their art practice in the context of a challenging and supportive faculty of studio artists, art historians and art educators.
  • Students may specialize in the areas of painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography and digital and integrated practice.
  • The program is normally two years in length. Through seminars, classes, committee meetings and critiques, an environment is created which enables self-examination, change and growth.
  • Artistic experimentation as part of the search to locate one's practice within a wider art historical and critical context is encouraged.

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #458

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #510

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 4,06,754
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,17,836
Student FeesINR 63,633
Application FeesINR 5,439
TotalINR 6,86,908

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 60.43

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • A cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (USask grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • A four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study

TOEFL

Marks - 86/120

Minimum scores of 19 in each area

PTE

Marks - 63/90

Minimum scores of 59 in each area

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

No score below 6.0 in each area

Other eligibility criteria
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Three letters of reference, two of which must be academic
  • A statement/letter of intent (500-word). Answer the following:
    • Please provide a research title based on your topic.
    • How could you formulate your topic as a research question?
    • What are your topic of artistic research and your motivations?
    • What will be your main artistic medium (or media) of research?
    • How will you address this topic in your research and art practice?
    • What will the artistic research process involve? What will be your plans for exploring this in your art?
    • What might your final body of artwork look like?
  • A curriculum vitae or resume including a brief written description of previous relevant course work, grades, employment, and relevant training and life experience
  • Art portfolio of 20 images combined as one document. Please label the following information directly on each image: media, size, title and date of work
  • Video introduction profile, please provide an active, private online link to a short three-minute pre-recorded video on Vimeo.com or Youtube.com that responds to all of the listed prompts below. Provide this as a pdf document listing the link. this pre-recorded video response to our questions:
    • Tell us about your art practice
    • In what ways are you looking for Graduate Studies to inform your artistic research and art practice?
    • Share with us why you chose to apply to the University of Saskatchewan MFA Program in Studio Art
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Scholarships
University of Saskatchewan Dean's Scholarships
Rs. 11,14,740
Engineering,Science,Medicine + 4 more
University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship
Rs. 9,90,880
Engineering,Science,Medicine + 4 more

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