MFA (Full-Residency)

A rigorous community of artists and cultural producers

Our MFA (Full-residency) program is two years long and is structured around four on-campus academic terms of coursework and thesis development, and one academic term between the first and second year, dedicated to independent creative research within a supportive community.

Throughout, you will learn to identify relevant contexts for your own practice – artist-run centres, galleries, community organizations, public spaces – and work to situate your research within broader fields of theoretical and material inquiry through rigorous analysis, iteration, and critique.

Students in this program have access to ECU’s expansive labs, studios, facilities, and research centres working across a range of practices and disciplines throughout the year. These connections with creative professionals round out the dynamic educational experience that we offer.

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