How to Apply

Applications for mid-year entry in 2018 are open.

Applications for the DFA are made directly to National Art School.


Admission to the Doctor of Fine Art is based on academic merit, portfolio and interview. For standard admission, the applicant must have a Master’s degree qualification in Fine Art or international equivalent.

The DFA has been accredited by the Australian Government’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).