|Study location||Netherlands, Groningen (Academy Minerva)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Awards||Master of Arts|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A bachelor’s degree in art (visual arts or design) or an equivalent previous
Please note: In case your portfolio (and application form) shows enough/sufficient skills in art and your motivation fits the program, it doesn’t have to be a problem for the admission that your bachelor is not art related.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with no sub-score below 6.0)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
The references should be from from former employers.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
After we have received your application form and portfolio, the admissions committee will criticize your application documents and decide whether to invite you for a meeting with them.
When evaluating your suitability, the admissions committee will assess your theoretical skills and ability to use knowledge to deepen and enrich yourself as an artist. In the interview you will discuss your work, motivation, bachelor’s thesis and the importance of the theoretical component of the programme. The admissions committee is made up of theory experts and art professionals, including a practical lecturer, a theory lecturer, a student and the head of the Frank Mohr Institute.
- We advise you to make sure you have an authenticated birth certificate ready, as you may also need it for formalities upon arrival in Holland.
Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.
As a master of Arts you can continue to set up your own artistic practice, individually or as a member of an artistic collective.
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