Sydney College of the Arts: Call for Graduate Applications

Sydney College of the Arts: Call for Graduate Applications

University of Sydney

April 10, 2009
Sydney College of the Arts: Call for Graduate Applications

Sydney College of the Arts

[email protected]

Sydney College of the Arts
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006

Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) is the visual arts faculty of the University of Sydney. The SCA Graduate School was established in 2007 and positions SCA at the forefront of contemporary art graduate programs in Australia and internationally. The School delivers a range of professional development Masters degrees in documentary photography, film and digital image, interactive and digital media, and studio art. The School also offers a research Masters and PhD program in contemporary visual art.

The Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching, Jane Gavan will be in New York from April 14-17.
The Chair of the Jewellery and Object Studio, Karin Findeis will be in Seoul from April 14-19, and Tokyo from April 22-24. To arrange an interview time during this period, please email [email protected]

Current Students and Alumni

SCA students and alumni participate in national and international exhibitions and are regularly appointed to international academic positions. Shaun Gladwell has been selected to represent Australia in the 2009 Venice Benniale. Marc Newson had a solo show in 2007 at Gagossian Galleries in New York. David Haines and Joyce Hinterding represented Australia at the 2004 Bienal de Sao Paulo. Tony Schwensen has recently been appointed to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Simone Douglas has been appointed as an Associate Professor at Parsons The New School of Design.


The faculty at SCA is highly active across a wide range of contemporary areas from new media, installation and painting, and object design to twentieth century art history and cultural theory. SCA academic staff include; Professor Colin Rhodes; Professor Richard Dunn; Professor Ross Gibson; Associate Professor Brad Buckley; Associate Professor Merilyn Fairskye; Dr Debra Dawes; Dr Lindy Lee; Dr Adam Geczy; Dr Ann Elias; and Dr Eril Baily.

The Programs

The Graduate School offers four one-year Coursework Masters:

Master of Documentary Photography (MDP)
Master of Film and Digital Image (MFDI)
Master of Interactive and Digital Media (MIDM)
Master of Studio Art (MSA)

The Graduate School offers two Research Degrees:

Master of Visual Arts (MVA) – MFA equivalent
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

How to Apply

Artists working across a wide range of disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Applications for July 2009 research degrees, close April 30
Applications for July 2009 coursework masters, close April 30
Applications for March 2010 research degrees and coursework masters, close October 31
Late applications are considered on a case-by-case basis

For more information visit the SCA website or email the Postgraduate Coordinator at [email protected]

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