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Master of Applied Arts in Visual Arts, Media Arts and Design

Call for Applications

The Emily Carr University of Art + Design, located in Vancouver, Canada, is seeking inspired and dedicated cultural practitioners for the Master of Applied Arts (MAA) 2012/2013 academic year. The MAA provides a climate of creativity that prepares students to become professional creators who take risks, think unconventionally, foster change and are key contributors to the global cultural economy. The MAA programme is grounded in the principles of a sustainable society: environmental responsibility, social justice, and community engagement. It adopts an interdisciplinary framework to support emergent forms of cultural production. Courses in research, critical theory and studio practice integrate methodologies that span diverse art forms and learning models. The programme gives students the flexibility to explore, challenge and expand their creative knowledge in a rigorous exchange with core faculty, who are leading artists and scholars in their fields. Students will benefit from Emily Carr's Research and Industry Office and Intersections Digital Studios, which are hubs for expanding research innovation that build industry alliances and customize internships. Centres of research include: health design, stereoscopic 3D, social and interactive media.

Applicants with strong portfolios and research goals are encouraged to apply. Full application deadline is 15 January 2012. Portfolio deadline is 1 February 2012.

For more information contact: Graduate Studies, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

1399 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3R9; tel.: (604) 844.3800, Toll Free 1 (800) 832-7788; fax: (604) 844-3801; e-mail: masters@ecuad.ca; gradstudies.ecuad.ca