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Fine Arts MA

The MA programme focuses on an in-depth examination of the students’ artistic practice. By means of reflection they advance their practice and relate it to the current as well as historical art context. The programme ranges between experiment, research, theory and critical self-reflection. The MA courses come in the shape of seminars, symposia and workshops conducted in blocks. The core aspect of your studies involves the artistic engagement and examination in an ongoing discourse with your mentors and external art experts. The Master programme helps you to develop your own aesthetic position. You enlarge upon the basics learnt in the BA course, extend them by means of reflection and relate them to the historical and current art context. Master of Arts FHNW in Fine Arts programme is conducted in close cooperation with the Bern University of the Arts. The two MA course comprises the sphere of the self (studio), the collective dimension (seminars and symposia) and the field of monitoring (one-on-one talks and plenary discussions). The studies’ contents, media and intellectual approaches are designed to advance your sense of self-responsibility.

Key data

Study mode
Master of Arts FHNW
ECTS points
120
Start of semester
September (week 38)
Next start
Mon. 18.09.2023 | Autumn Semester
Final application date
Mar 15, 2023
Studying mode
fulltime
Duration
4 Semester
Teaching language
German or English (B2 level)
Place
Basel
Stay abroad
possible
Application fee
CHF 200.-
Semester fee
CHF 700 (CH); CHF 1.000 (EU); CHF 5.000 (Not-EU/EFTA)

 

Thank you for your interest. The application deadline for the Master's degree programme beginning in the fall semester 2022/23 is March 15, 2022. The next application window for the fall semester 2023/24 opens on November 1, 2022.

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