Master of Arts (MA) in Visual Arts (Approved Programme under UGC's Targeted TPg Programmes Fellowships Scheme)
School of Creative Arts
Study Mode Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Tuition Fee Local students: HK$120,000/programme; Non-local students: HK$140,000/programme
Cut Off Date 28 Jun 2024
Year of Entry 2024 September
Funding Nature Self-financed
Application Start Date9 Oct 2023
Application Deadline30 Apr 2024 (non-local)
28 Jun 2024 (local)
(Early closure of application upon quota full)
Programme Director Dr Chung Wai Ching
The Master of Arts in Visual Arts programme is offered with two concentrations:
|Units Requirement||30 units|
|Required Courses||12 units|
|Concentration-based Courses||18 units|
|Study Curriculum||The study curriculum may change from time to time. Applicants may make reference to the programme website or the University Student Handbook for details of the list of courses.|
- A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or comparable institution; or
- An equivalent qualification.
Language Proficiency RequirementApplicants are expected to communicate in English at an advanced level, meeting one or more of the following qualifications:
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification earned from an English-medium institution; or
- A band score of 6.5 or above in IELTS*; or
- TOEFL scores of 79 (internet-based)*; or
- CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450*.
*Note: Test result provided should be within two years from the date of issuance of the Admission Offer letter. TOEFL iBT Home Edition or IELTS Indicator test is not accepted.
Applicants should have relevant experience in respective studio practice. A portfolio of past works (5-10 images of original artworks in digital format or photographs) has to be submitted with the application.
Applicants have to declare their intended concentration (SMA or CD) as well as to submit a study proposal for the SMA/CD Studio Project in the application process.
Graduate ProspectsGraduates from this programme can move into the professional sphere as visual artists, designers and/or artisans within the wider spectrum of the creative and cultural industries.
Graduates are also able to pursue further studies and research in Master of Philosophy and/or Doctor of Philosophy, at the Academy of Visual Arts.
- The above information is for reference only and is subject to change without prior notice. Hong Kong Baptist University reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in case of any dispute.
- Please note that a non-refundable admission confirmation fee, including the first instalment of tuition fee plus other administrative fees must be paid upon acceptance of the admission offer.