1 year
Feb Jul
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 6,667
NZD 9,990
Foreign students
USD 16,257
NZD 24,360
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Students will go through onto this guided research program to further develop their undergraduate skills, knowledge and experience based on their chosen field. This program creates a systematic and professionally exhibited body of work by written text as a support which demonstrates contemporary relevance. If students wish to further their study, Otago Polytechnic offers a Master of Visual Arts or Master of Fine Arts as the perfect next step.

Entry Requirements

  • You must have completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts (level 7) OR equivalent qualification at a bachelor's level, OR any other undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Exceptional applicants not meeting the entry requirements but with appropriate documented professional experience may also be considered.
  • You must submit an annotated portfolio, curriculum vitae and a project proposal. The portfolio must be no larger than 15MB.
  • Selection for admission includes an interview.
  • If you do not hold the above qualifications, you must demonstrate appropriate ability through a portfolio and associated writings which will be approved by the Postgraduate Admissions Committee.
  • International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet the entry requirements.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6.0).