Curriculum

YEAR 1

Fall
MCP 501 “Creative Practice 1/2”
Duration: Summer residency + fall semester
Content: First half of studio project
Input: project planning, two workshops, three studio advisor meetings, guidance comm. meeting
Assessment: after presentation at winter residency 1
Credits: 30BCR/15ECTS/7.5CR

MCP 503 “Critical Framework 1/2”
Duration: Summer residency + fall semester
Content: annotated bibliography, outline with intro paragraph
Input: seminar, research planning, one advisor meeting, guidance committee meeting,
Assessment: end of  winter break, credit at completion of “Critical Framework 2/2″
Postgraduate Certicate (PGCert) awarded upon completion of MCP 503 2/2 if not continuing on to spring semester*.

Spring
MCP 502 “Creative Practice 2/2”
Duration: Winter residency + spring semester
Content: Completion of studio project
Input: group critique, two studio advisor meetings
Assessment: after presentation at summer residency 2
Credits: 30BCR/15ECTS/7.5CR

MCP 503 “Critical Framework 2/2”
Duration: Winter residency + spring semester
Content: draft and final paper
Input: research advisor, two reports
Assessment: end of spring semester
Credits: 30BCR/15ECTS/7.5CR

MCP 504 “Synthesis”
Duration: spring semester
Content: connecting studio and research + proposal (studio project + thesis or process paper)
Input: group critiques, two studio advisor meetings, project planning
Assessment: after presentation at summer residency 2
Credits: 30BCR/15ECTS/7.5CR
Total credits year one: 120BCR/60ECTS/30CR
Post Graduate Diploma (PGDip) awarded if not continuing on to MFA*

Year 2

Fall
MCP 505 Independent MFA Project 1/2
Duration: summer residency 2 + fall semester
Content: studio project, thesis or process paper
Input: project planning, 1-2 workshops, 1-2 seminars, one research and two advisor meetings, one guidance committee meeting, group critique
Assessments: after winter residency
Credits: 60BCR/30ECTS/15CR

Spring
MCP 506 Independent MFA Project 2/2
Duration: spring semester + summer residency 3
Content: Completing studio project, thesis or process paper
Input: two studio and one research advisor meeting, group critique
Assessments: after summer residency
Credits: 60BCR/30ECTS/15CR
Total credits year two: 120BCR/60ECTS/30CR
Total program credits: 240BCR/120ECTS/60CR
MFA awarded