Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Fine Art

The programme caters for students who wish to develop their professional practice or knowledge within the discipline of fine art. Typically this might include teachers, practicing artists, community workers, arts administrators, or recent graduates in fine art who wish to further their professional practice. The programme is designed to respond to students who already have a practice and who are able to readily determine where they are in relation to a field and its histories of practices and ways of working.

Entry requirements

Students will normally have achieved a 1st Class or 2nd Class upper division 1st degree in an appropriate subject, and/or equivalent professional standing or experience in a design discipline (based upon assessed Accredited Prior Learning or assessed Accredited Prior Experiental Learning), or a discipline associated with their programme of study. In addition, those students for whom English is not their 1st language are required to have IELTS or to have achieved an approved equivalent standard. Applicants are normally required to have achieved a minimum IELTS score (or the equivalent) of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: position; exploration; realisation; research and ideas seminars.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of portfolio review, report and reflective-journal writing, practical work, viva voce examination and a final exhibition of work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MFA Full-time £ 4,420 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MFA Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MFA Part-time £ 495 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus Cardiff CF5 2YB Wales

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044