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  Experience Design - Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

University of Colorado Boulder    College of Arts and Sciences

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Unleash your creativity with the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Experience Design at CU Boulder. This studio-centric programme welcomes a select cohort of diverse students, fostering a collaborative environment where individual talents shine. Through hands-on projects guided by industry professionals, students delve into the world of Experience Design (XD), creating immersive experiences that captivate the senses and tell compelling stories. The programme's unique summer "design center" offers real-world problem-solving opportunities, preparing graduates for a successful career in the field. Key features include industry connections with renowned professionals and a focus on individual growth within a supportive studio setting. To join this innovative programme, applicants need a minimum GPA of 2.75, two reference letters, a statement of purpose, and a digital portfolio. Elevate your design skills and embark on a journey of self-exploration with the MFA in XD at CU Boulder.

About the course

Every other year, this unique, studio-centric MFA in experience design (XD) admits a cohort of eight to twelve talented students from varied backgrounds, including all areas of design, art, architecture and engineering. Students in the XD program form a studio collective to complete an array of XD projects under the direct guidance of CU faculty and professionals in the field, many who provide project content. As a result of this industry involvement, and the students own self-exploration, XD graduates are prepared to enter the field of experience design.

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Entry Requirements

An Online Application through the CU Boulder Graduate School
Official Transcripts in PDF format (uploaded as part of the online application)
Note: a Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for admittance into the program
Two Letters of Reference that speak to your background, training, experience, and career potential
A Statement of Purpose (sent via email in PDF format)
A Digital Portfolio (sent by email as a web link)

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