Master of Fine Art at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Master of Fine Art in Fine Art (MFA) equips you to succeed in a career in the fine arts. It is ideal for independent artists who want to extend their practice with support from practicing tutors. As well as artists looking to extend their career path into:

  • curatorial practice in the contemporary arts
  • collaborative projects with arts organisations
  • arts in socially engaged practices and/or further research.
The course provides:
  • postgraduate studio-based arts practice
  • critical theory in fine arts
  • development of your professional skills and knowledge.
Our School of Arts’ workshops are run by highly skilled, creative Technical Specialists. And offer supported working environments in a range of specialist areas including:
  • sculpture
  • photography
  • video
  • sound
  • printmaking
  • book-works.
You will finish the course with the creative, interpretive, critical and analytical skills to develop an advanced understanding of contemporary art and its social, cultural and historical contexts.

Assessment method

All modules are compulsory, although there is considerable choice of topic for assessments in the theory modules. The practice modules are set out to extend your own work.

Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements The general entry requirements are: a good honours degree, ie an upper second or first, in any subject an internationally recognised qualification equivalent to a good British honours degree. Applicants without a first degree, but with extensive experience in the arts or other disciplines relevant to our programmes may also be considered. Please contact the Admissions Office to discuss this. Applicants will be asked to provide an online portfolio for consideration before we make any offer (see guidance below in selection process).

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each component

If English is not your first language then, please see here for our requirements and accepted alternative English language qualifications

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4100 Year 1
Scotland £4100 Year 1
Wales £4100 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Master of Fine Art at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS