Requirements for a Postgraduate Degree


There are a number of general application requirements that must be met for all Postgraduate Degrees:

Whitecliffe Application Form (including statistical information)

Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic study

Curriculum Vitae - employment, academic and professional accomplishments

References - three letters of reference. It is recommended that at least one letter be written by an academic who can comment from direct experience about the applicant's potential as a graduate student. Letters should give evidence of the candidate's ability to work independently, their ability to contribute to Whitecliffe's learning community, and their promise as artist/scholar.

Letter of intent (500-1000 words) - This must include reasons for wanting to do postgraduate study. The letter of intent will be assessed for form as well as content. It is recommended that it indicate a personal philosophy of art, arts management or arts therapy and indicate areas of inquiry the candidate intends to pursue.

Evidence of language proficiency - Refer to International Student Requirements.

Evidence of computer proficiency - Applicants are also required to have their own computer, Internet connection and email address for correspondence.

Recognition of prior learning. - We support recognition of prior learning, which allows us to acknowledge appropriate work and life experience as equivalent to more formal learning.

Download an Application form from the Admissions page