Master of Fine Arts in Directing

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
Master's Degree
Study mode
15 months
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 31,160

Entry Requirements

We select applicants who demonstrate commitment, capacity and willingness to advance their practice by:

  1. Working creatively
  2. Collaborating as part of a creative team
  3. Demonstrating a range of relevant skills and technical abilities
  4. Providing evidence of intellectual enquiry and reflection within their work
  5. Communicating clearly 
  • All applicants applying for the graduate courses at NIDA must have completed an undergraduate degree (in any area) or have at least five years relevant experience in a related area.

English Language Requirement:

  • English language proficiency equivalent to an overall band score of 7.0 or 8.0 IELTS, depending on the course. 


  • Directing Practice (60 credit points)
  • Directing Techniques (30 credit points)
  • The Contemporary Director (15 credit points)
  • Dramaturgy (15 credit points)
  • Scenography (15 credit points)
  • Contextualising Practice (15 credit points)
  • Practice-based Research (30 credit points)

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