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Master of Arts (MA) in Visual Arts (Approved Programme under UGC's Targeted TPg Programmes Fellowships Scheme)



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 24 Jul 2023

Year of Entry 2023 September

Funding Nature Self-financed

Application Start Date15 Nov 2022

Application Deadline7 Jun 2023 (non-local)
24 Jul 2023 (local)

Programme Director Dr Chung Wai Ching

Programme Office (852) 3411 8273  

Selection Process
  1. Applicants  may be interviewed to assess their background knowledge, experience, commitment as well as their capability and suitability for the programme. 
  2. Application result will be reflected in the application status in the online application system.
  1. To nurture creative talents with contemporary research methodologies, in-depth professional knowledge and skills as well as cross-cultural and interdisciplinary awareness in diverse visual arts studio practices;
  2. To locate students’ creative and academic practices in global and local socio-cultural contexts;
  3. To enable students to develop their own creative profiles according to their research interests in a specific visual arts discipline (their declared concentration); and
  4. To meet the growing demand for professional practitioners in the cultural and creative sectors in Hong Kong and beyond.


The Master of Arts in Visual Arts programme is offered with two concentrations:

  1. Studio & Media Arts (SMA)
  2. Craft & Design (CD)


Programme Structure

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.

Academic Qualification

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or comparable institution; or
  2. An equivalent qualification.


Language Proficiency RequirementApplicants are expected to communicate in English at an advanced level, meeting one or more of the following qualifications:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification earned from an English-medium institution; or
  2. A band score of 6.5 or above in IELTS; or
  3. TOEFL scores of 79 (internet-based); or
  4. CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450.



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.

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