Programmes in Fine Art
Bachelor's programme in Fine Arts (BFA), 180 Credits
The three-year Bachelor’s programme consists of individual work in the studio and individual tutoring from professors and other teachers, as well as scheduled courses in major areas of artistic techniques, artistic interpretation, and art theory.
Students who successfully achieve 180 ECTS credits through studio practice and completion of courses are awarded a Bachelor of Fine Arts, which entitles them to apply for the two-year Master of Fine Arts programme at the Academy or for Master’s programmes at other institutions.
Master’s programme in Fine Arts (MFA), 120 Credits
The Master’s programme is a two-year graduate programme in fine arts, offering more specialised artistic training through individual studio practice and courses in art and various related disciplines. During the first year, students begin their advanced artistic work, with continuous discussions in teacher-led seminars as well as a study trip. In the second year, students focus on their degree projects, which includes writing an essay and presenting a solo exhibition at the Academy’s gallery. Students who pass their degree project are awarded a Master of Fine Arts (120 ECTS credits).
Master’s Programme in Fine Arts in Artistic Research (MFAAR), 120 Credits
The Master's programme in Fine Arts in Artistic Research is a two-year full-time education programme. The purpose of the programme is to prepare visual artists to define and formulate a research project in Fine Arts that aims at admission to a doctoral program in Fine Arts. The degree project consists of a joint exhibition / seminar / printed matter / conference where the individual project is presented. A longer individual text with proposals for research projects with research question and timetable is also required. Teaching, supervision and examination is conducted in English.