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  Arts & Humanities MFA

Royal College of Art    Postgraduate Courses

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The Arts & Humanities MFA programme at RCA is an exciting opportunity to extend your creative practice and explore the future of arts and humanities. This cross-disciplinary programme brings together like-minded practitioners in a collaborative community that encourages dialogue and addresses current challenges. With a bespoke programme of study, you can align your research and practice with specialist areas of research within the School. The programme offers a combination of core and elective units, allowing flexibility and choice in creating a tailored curriculum. Entry requirements are based on merit, considering creativity, imagination, and potential to achieve high MFA standards. Applications are open to international candidates.

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A cross-disciplinary community of practice

Extend your practice, locate and expand its professional potential and explore your agency in forging the future of arts and humanities on this new Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

The RCA will be launching a new Master of Fine Arts programme for the start of the 2023/24 academic year.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates are selected entirely on merit and applications are welcomed from all over the world. The selection criteria will consider creativity, imagination and innovation as demonstrated in your portfolio or equivalent professional experience, as well as your potential to benefit from the programme and to achieve high MFA standards overall.

You will typically require one or more of the following:

A level 6 qualification such as a Bachelor's degree or Graduate Diploma in a subject associated with the arts or humanities
A level 7, MA, qualification
An arts practice that evidences Master’s level engagement (evidenced via portfolio)

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