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M.A. Applied Art

Master of Arts in Applied Art

Do you have a passion for creative design and its application on everyday items that we see around us? Do you love designing concepts such as interior design, industrial design, fashion design, etc.? Learn here the details of the course Master of Arts in Applied Art.

Course Name: M.A. Applied Art
Group: M.A.
Stream: Art & Design
Course Category: Designing
Fine Arts
Duration: 2 years


Applied art is that field of creative art that mostly focuses on beautifying objects that are in day to day use. Applied art concepts are used in the industries, at homes, offices, function halls, auditoriums, etc. It is distinct from fine art, which is basically about creating a work of art that is beautiful to look, just like a painting or a sculpture. Applied art on the other hand has commercial applications such as in fashion, interior decoration, embroidery, jewellery, graphics designing, book making and so on. Because of its numerous applications both industrially as well as for domestic purposes, the field of applied art provides a number of career opportunities. At times, the field of applied art overlaps with that of fine art.

Eligibility and course duration

A bachelors degree preferably in the field of creative arts, either applied or fine arts. Duration of the course is 2 years.

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M.A. Applied Art - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Andhra University's College of Arts & Commerce, Andhra Pradesh
Government College, Sarni, Madhya Pradesh
Lal Bahadur Shastri Smarak P.g College, Uttar Pradesh
RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Ernakulam, Kerala

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More about the course

Much like fine art or visual art, the field of applied art is a creative one. Through one's creations and design applications one can showcase their creative skills. This particular post graduate course is very useful in honing your creative skills and helps you become a better designer or a creative artist. You get to learn how the field of art can be better utilized in beautifying the things around us in our offices, homes, schools, factories and elsewhere. Applied art has a certain role to play in making everyday objects like cups, saucers, cloths, pens, computer mouse and vehicles aesthetically appealing. In the industrial sector too, applied art finds numerous applications for aesthetic as well as functional needs.

Job prospects in this field

The field of applied art provides for numerous opportunities to the talented and the artistically oriented. Almost every product that we see in the market or at home has some concern with the design elements. You could work in various set ups, in industries, museums, web page designing and in the fields of fashion, interior designing and so on. There are also opportunities in architecture, in designing and making buildings look beautiful. The field of photography too provides for creative work. Designing and decorating goods for day to day use is a big business and has immense potential for providing employment. M.Phil or a PhD in applied art can be taken up after this course, for those who are research oriented.

M.A. Applied Art Admissions for 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

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