YES YOU CAN

 

Artists, writers and other creative researchers can have the same level of recognition, respect and resources as those at the highest levels in other fields. 

Choose the program/s that work the way you do to enhance and advance your creative practice. Participate in the international residencies and events that interest you.

 

OUR PROGRAMS

The Doctor of Creative Arts (DCA) is an advanced form of the MFA (minimum ten years experience) where you develop a new project or body of work. Your written research is guided through cumulative stages in which a critical reflection—50-page process report or analysis of your own practice—will emerge. 

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is for artists and other creative researchers with a specific research project or question/s they want to examine in order to further develop their work. Led by your research question/s it is a combination of your praxis and reflection where your writing—a thesis of approximately 40,000 words—actively contributes to the creative work itself. 

The Summer Academy (Certificate) For a creative surge seasoned artists, curators, writers and other creative researchers attend the Academy to join graduate and doctoral researchers in workshops, lectures and talks, critiques, exhibitions, screenings, symposia, excursions and other events. Revitalize your practice, gain fresh perspectives, experiment in a supportive and challenging environment, and/or striking out in new directions. 

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a 1–2 year exploration and honing of your praxis, culminating in a master’s studies project with a 20-page process report or thesis, dialogue presentation and new body of work in any relevant form. Note: no new applicants will be accepted into the current PU/TT version of this program. 

 

WHICH DOCTORAL DEGREE SUITS YOUR CREATIVE PRACTICE AND PROCESSES OF WORKING?

The Doctor of Creative Art (DCA) is a partially taught programme where your written research is guided through cumulative stages  in which an exegesis—approximately 15,000-30,000 words of critical reflection and/or interpretive analysis of your own practice—will emerge.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is for artists with a specific research project or question/s they want to examine in order to develop their work. Led by your research question/s it is a combination of your praxis and thinking where your writing—a thesis of approximately 40,000 words—actively contributes to the creative work itself, functioning as an integral part of the overall research.

Both culminate in the submission and evaluation of your creative research as a public exhibition/dissemination of new work + thesis/exegesis in a form/format that best articulates and reflects your work and ideas.

 

 

 
 
 
 

DOCTOR OF Creative ARTS

 
 
 
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With both these creative research doctoral programmes your creative work is the research itself together with a written component informing your research. The DCA is for anyone who wishes to articulate, contextualise and further develop their praxis with a retrospective reflection to spark a major new body of work, culminating in a public exhibition, publication, performance, or screening and guided written interpretation or exegesis of praxis. 

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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

 
 
 
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Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Creative Arts?

With both these creative research doctoral programmes your creative work is the research itself together with a written component informing your research. The PhD is for everyone with a specific research project or question/s they want to examine in order to develop their work. The PhD is a self-directed, creative research-based project in which writing is an integral contributor, culminating in a public exhibition/dissemination of new work and thesis.
 

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Academy

 
 
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The Academy consists of residencies for advanced creative practitioners who want to refresh their practice and join an international community in order to exchange, network, exhibit, perform, publish and screen work globally, beginning with a residency of workshops, critique and events. Non-degree. Inquire with your home institution to receive credit for your participation.

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MASTER OF FINE ARTS

 
 
 
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The MFA is for everyone who wishes to deepen their praxis through a guided process of identifying, clarifying and articulating the personal theme/s that run through their work, contextualising and further developing their praxis, culminating in a process report and public dissemination of a body of work with an option to fast-track to the second year of the DCA upon completion. 
 

NO ADMISSIONS AT THIS TIME.