DFA

Postgraduate Programme

Overview

Postgraduate programme consists of the M.A/M.F.A. and PhD in the Painting, Sculpture, Art Education and Art History. 

General Admission Mission Requirements

  1. Admission to the Master of Arts (M.A) in Art Education and Art History degree programme:- Candidates shall normally posses the B.A (Hons), Fine Arts degree with a minimum of 2.50 CGPA of Ahmadu Bello University or from a recognized equivalent.  The same applies to Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in painting and sculpture.
  2. Admission requirements for Ph.D programmes:-  Candidates for admission to the Ph.D programmes in art education and art history shall normally posses the M.A, MFA degree in Fine Arts Education, Art History of Ahmadu Bello University or from a recognized equivalent.

The coursework requirements for the M.F.A. have been written with two main objectives: 

  1. to provide the students with various practical and theoretical courses and
  2. to give the students the necessary information, and guidelines vital for the successful completion of the M.F.A. programme. 

Candidates for admission to the M.A/MFA degree programme shall normally possess the B.A. (Fine Art) degree in Painting with a minimum of 2.40 CGPA of Ahmadu Bello University or recognized equivalent.