Graduate Programs

Step 1: Apply

Australian and New Zealand applicants apply via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) website for entry in either first or second semester.

International applicants apply directly to ANU. Please see the ANU graduate coursework page for closing dates and application procedure. General information can be found on the International students page.

Step 2: Submit supporting material

Upload required supporting material (outlined below) to the School of Art & Design submission portal.

Supporting material

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume: this should list all of your art and/or design-related experience, qualifications, details of exhibition participation, details of industry engagement, workshops taken, comissions, residencies, grants and awards
  • Statement of Purpose: this should be approximately 300 words in length and it should provide information about your aims in undertaking the program, and an indication of the contexts, topics and media you wish to explore.
  • Statement of Competency: this should be approximately 300 words in length and it should provide information about your prior production/making experience relevant to the discipline/area(s) you are applying to. This could include cross-disciplinary experience and mixed-media skills.
  • Portfolio: upload between 8-10 images or up to 5 videos of recent work.
  • Image List: provide a list that documents the details of each work in your portfolio. Include artist’s name, date, title, medium, size of the work and clearly indicate your role in the making/production (eg. photographer, designer, production assistant, printer, artist/maker etc.).

Applications submitted without all of the necessary material will be subject to lengthy delays.

First Semester 2019 commencement – Postgraduate International

Due to high demand for our programs, applications direct to ANU for commencement in First Semester 2019 (February intake) are now closed.

Updated:  23 February 2018/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications