Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Performance

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
Master's Degree
Study mode
15 months
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 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. 


  • Overview
  • Writing with Purpose (60 credit points)
  • Re-Reading the World (30 credit points)
  • The Radical Imagination (15 credit points)
  • The Future is Now (30 credit points)
  • Contextualising Practice (15 credit points)
  • Practice-based Research (30 credit points)

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