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Course summary

The Doctorate in Fine Art (DFA) is aimed at practicing artists and art educators working in various Art and Design disciplines, including but not limited to:

  • Painting
  • Photography, film and video art
  • Performance art
  • Sculpture
  • Applied arts
  • Digital media art

Assessment method

Research project.

Entry requirements

Normally a postgraduate degree in a relevant subject, IELTS 6.5 minimum for non-native English speakers. To apply, we ask you to develop a project proposal of 1000 words which outlines your research. This should demonstrate knowledge of existing practice and literature related to your field of interest, an indication of research questions, some thought about research methods and how your own project will make an original contribution to the wider field of practice and research. You will need to identify the broad subject area of your research, and the professional context in which your questions or issues arise and describe who is interested in these questions and who may benefit from your research.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24:
Fine Art at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS