Master of Fine Arts

Master of Fine Arts programs specially design for aspiring creative and innovative minds. Those who want to explore their skills and interests in the field of visual arts should pursue higher studies in arts fields. There are a number of disciplines in the fine arts. Students can pursue these degree programs in areas such as photography, graphic design, illustration, printmaking, painting and sculpture.

Master of Fine Arts Specializations

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Illustration
  • Calligraphy
  • Animation

Course Topics

Topics in this degree program vary greatly depending on the institution and the area of specialization. Common course topics can include:

  • Contemporary photographic theory
  • Digital photography
  • History of photography
  • Typography
  • Motion graphics
  • Graphic design theory
  • Discourses in sculpture
  • Studies in visual culture

Skills acquired

Graduate of Master of Fine Arts after successfully completing their degree should be able to:

  • Understand and apply basic principles, concepts and formats in the various fine arts disciplines.
  • Apply their knowledge more creatively.
  • Develop creative ideas and conceptual skill.
  • Improve analytical skills to solve art related problems more efficiently
  • Demonstrate a better understanding of creative and aesthetic skills
  • Apply acquired knowledge to solve visual issues and challenges.
  • Develop influencing power through their artwork.
  • Pursue bright job opportunities and develop action plans to perform their job.

Career options

Once a candidate comes out successful as MFA graduate, he has a variety of job opportunities in both Public as well as Private firms. MFA programs can prepare graduates to pursue careers as professional artists in their area of specialization. Some of the career options for a MFA graduate include the following:

  • Art critic
  • Art Director
  • Animator
  • Creative Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Painter
  • Editor
  • Photographer
  • Professor
  • Freelance Workers