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Study Fine Arts at Curtin
MR-FINART

Fine Arts

Master by research

This research course develops a strong critical and problem solving approach to professional practice. The course forms a basis for the professional development of experts able to plan, analyse, evaluate, conduct and communicate the outcomes of sophisticated research and development problems.

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  • Qualification
    Master of Research (Fine Arts)
  • Duration
    2 years full-time
  • CRICOS
    0100028
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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2022

Research Term 2

On campus and online

2023

Research Term 1

On campus and online

Research Term 2

On campus and online

2024

Research Term 1

On campus and online

Research Term 2

On campus and online

2025

Research Term 1

On campus and online

Research Term 2

On campus and online

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Outline

Outline

This research course develops a strong critical and problem solving approach to professional practice. The course forms a basis for the professional development of experts able to plan, analyse, evaluate, conduct and communicate the outcomes of sophisticated research and development problems.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Why research at Curtin

Curtin is widely recognised for applied research firmly focused on solving real-world problems. Underpinning our research endeavours are strong partnerships with industry, business and government, which result in outcomes that greatly benefit the broader community locally, nationally and globally. Our international reputation for being a strong partner in industry-driven research ensures our graduates enjoy outstanding opportunities to become innovators in their fields.

What you'll learn

  • demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on that knowledge and its application
  • investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
  • generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
  • design, use and evaluate research and research methods
  • communicate and present a coherent and sustained argument and to disseminate research concepts, plans and results to the general community, peers and national and international research community
  • design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes an original contribution to knowledge

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

7.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

7.0

Listening

6.5

Overall band score

6.5

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2022

Research Term 2
  • On campus
  • Online

2023

Research Term 1
  • On campus
  • Online
Research Term 2
  • On campus
  • Online

2024

Research Term 1
  • On campus
  • Online
Research Term 2
  • On campus
  • Online

2025

Research Term 1
  • On campus
  • Online
Research Term 2
  • On campus
  • Online

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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