Study Plan(From Academic Year 2021/2022 onwards)

I. Program Duration

The normal study period of Master of Fine Arts program is 2 years. The maximum study period is 3 years. (Students enrolled in the academic year of 2018/2019 or before should refer to the study plan of their enrollment year for details.)

II. Study Mode

Lectures

III. Medium of Instruction

Chinese or English

IV. Major

  1. Painting Practice and Theory
  2. History of Fine Arts

V. Course Structure

Table 1: Core courses (9 credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAZ01

Research Methods in Fine Arts

3

MAAZ02

History of Fine Arts

3

MAAZ03

Special Topics in Culture

3

Table 2: Major courses* (3 credits)

Painting Practice and Theory

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAE03

Painting Practice

3

History of Fine Arts

MAAE02

Special Topics in Art History Theory

3

* The University has the ultimate right to decide which course or whether the course will be opened for all Major subjects.

Table 3: Elective Courses (3 credits)

Painting Practice and Theory (Complete 1 course from below)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAE01

Special Topics in Arts

MAAE02

Special Topics in Art History Theory

3

History of Fine Arts (Complete 1 course from below)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAE01

Special Topics in Arts

MAAE03

Painting Practice

3

Table 4: Others (4 credits)

Painting Practice and Theory

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAZ04

Academic Activities

1

MAAZ05

Social Practice in Arts

3

History of Fine Arts

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAZ04

Academic Activities

1

MAAZ07

Internship

3

Table 5: Graduation Project and Thesis (9 credits)

Painting Practice and Theory

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAZ06

Graduation Project

3

MAAZ00

Thesis

6

History of Fine Arts

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MAAZ10

Thesis

9

VI. TeachingRequirements

1. Painting Practice and Theory

1.1 Students are required to complete three core courses in Table 1, one major course in Table 2, one elective course in Table 3, academic activities (ten times of attendance) and social practice in arts in Table 4, Graduation Project in Table 5 to gain 22 credits.

1.2 After finishing each course, students will be assessed based on regulations established by the instructor and the Faculty.

1.3. Students are required to complete an original research master’s thesis in no less than 15,000 words and pass the thesis oral defense.

2. History of Fine Arts

2.1 Students are required to complete three core courses in Table 1, one major course in Table 2, one elective course in Table 3, academic activities(ten times of attendance) and Internship in Table 4 to gain 19 credits.

2.2 After finishing each course, students will be assessed based on regulations established by the instructor and the Faculty.

2.3 Students are required to complete an original research master’s thesis in no less than 20,000 words and pass the thesis oral defense.

VII. Study Time

  1. The duration for taking all courses is 18 months and the duration for thesis writing is 6 months.
  2. Classes will generally be scheduled from Monday to Sunday, daytime or at night.

VIII. Graduation Requirements

Upon approval from the Senate of the University, a Master’s Degree will be conferred on a student when he or she has:

  1. Completed and met the requirements prescribed in the study plan of his or her program within the specific study period, and achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above (excluding thesis)
  2. Abided by the regulations of the University
  3. Cleared all fees and charges and returned all University’sproperty and equipment borrowed

If students pass all courses required in Table 1, 2, 3, 4 and Graduation Project* in Table 5 above with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, but fail to submit or pass the final thesis oral defense during the specified period, he/she can only get a completion certificate.

* Applicable to Painting Practice and Theory only.

Note: All curriculums and study plans are based on the newest announcement of the Boletim Oficial da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau.

In case of any discrepancy, the Chinese version shall prevail.

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