Art & Art History
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The Master of Fine Arts degree is offered in studio art. Candidates for the M.F.A. degree must have a B.F.A. degree or its equivalent with acceptable standing upon entrance to the program. When applying for admission, students must submit a statement of intent and a proposed area of research or study to the Head of the Department. Applicants are requested to present 20 slides, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and a University of Saskatchewan application form. Applications for admission should be made no later than February 1 for the term beginning the fall of that year.
After admission, a program of courses and research will be arranged in consultation with the department's Graduate Committee and the candidate's supervisor. Accepted candidates may concentrate in the following studio disciplines: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, and extended media. Applicants should anticipate a minimum of two years to complete the program requirements. Studio facilities are available for 1st and 2nd year candidates. Upon completion of the program, the department will, in consultation with candidates, select one work from M.F.A. exhibitions for the university collection.
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree or its equivalent with acceptable standing
- students must submit a statement of intent and a proposed area of research or study to the Department Head
- 20 slides
- 3 letters of recommendation
- official transcripts
- University of Saskatchewan application
- applications should be made no later than February 1st for the Fall Term of that year
- if research involves human subjects
- if research involves animals subjects
- M.F.A. exhibition
- one secondary studio art course (6 credit units)
- one academic course relevant to student's program and approved by the department's Graduate Committee (6 credit units)
- bi-weekly seminars in art
- one of the two following options: Option A; project paper (major paper), oral defense of exhibition and paper, Option B; Problems in Contemporary Art (6 credit units), exhibition statement, oral defense of exhibition and statement
- Both Option A and B constitute the M.F.A. with thesis. Under Option A the major paper and exhibition represents the thesis. Under Option B the exhibition statement and exhibition represents the thesis.
- no specified residency requirement