UC Davis Announces Virtual Open House for MFA in Design

Virtual Open House
Tuesday, December 14, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (PST)
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Our Virtual Open House on December 14 is a great opportunity to learn more about the Design MFA Program at UC Davis. We’ll provide an overview of the curriculum and curriculum, answer questions about the admissions process, and touch on life as an MFA student at UC Davis. You will have the opportunity to ask your specific questions to a panel of professors and current MFA candidates.

The UC Davis Department of Design is the only comprehensive academic design department in the University of California system. Our MFA in Design is a two-year program that guides students in developing their research and design practices based on key understandings of design issues in history, theory, and practice. Through a series of carefully designed core courses, students progress alongside members of their cohort while simultaneously advancing their individual theses. The MFA program concludes with a written thesis and a thesis project in a widely publicized thesis exhibition.

January 15, 2022 is the priority application deadline. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until May 1, 2022.

Advantages and opportunities offered by the Design MFA Program at UC Davis include:

  • Fully Funded MFA with Tuition and Health Insurance Paid
  • Teaching Assistant (TA) and Graduate Student Researcher (ESG) positions
  • State-of-the-art Makerspaceshops, labs, reviews and studios
  • Travel and production allowances and scholarships
  • Interdisciplinary learning across the university
  • Deeply engaged and highly active faculty
  • Associate Instructor Teaching Opportunities
  • Series of lectures with renowned speakers
  • Opportunities for collaborative exchanges
  • Annual exhibition opportunities

UC Davis Design is also pleased to announce a new international exchange pilot initiative: the Design MFA International Sponsored Exchange Program. Our first international exchange takes place with the School of Architecture at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, with the generous financial support of the Mexican Energy Agency.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. This commitment is reflected in our efforts to recruit more professors of color and the diverse composition of the student body, as well as in our varied research interests contributing to conversations about social justice, sustainability, public interest and scholarship. public-initiated studies.

To learn more, RSVP for the Virtual Open House December 14.

Questions? Contact Melany Miners, graduate program coordinator, by emailing mjminers@ucdavis.edu or calling (530) 752-8710.

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Abdul J. Gaspar