Masters Programme (Research)


About ADM's Master of Arts (Research)

This research oriented MA is designed for students who wish to pursue cutting edge research in specific areas of Art, Design and Media. The MA has been structured to keep the number of required courses to a minimum (three) so that students’ time and energy can be utilized fully in the research topic of their choice.  Students will work under the close supervision of ADM faculty for the duration of their studies.

Length of Candidature

The MA (Research) can be pursued on a full-time and part-time basis. The minimum and maximum length of candidature are as shown:




Programmes  Minimum  Maximum Minimum Maximum
Master of Arts (Research)
1 Year
 3 Years
1 Years

4 Years

Academic Calendar and Intake

Nanyang Technological University's academic year commences in August and ends in July of the following year. ADM has one intake per academic year in August. The application deadline is as shown below: 


Application Period

August 2018
From 01 October 2017 to 15 November 2017

Proposed Research Interests of Faculty

Please click this ​​​link to browse the proposed research interests of ADM faculty for the AY2018 August intake. Please note that this list is non-exhaustive.

Graduate Class Schedule for Semester 2, AY 2017/2018

Course Code/ Title

Course Classification

Group/ Section

Days/ Times

Instructors/ Lecturer (s)


Graduate Seminar 2: The Aesthetic
Core G1 WED/
1500 - 1800
Andrea Nanetti ART-B1-14
New Media History & Theory
Elective G1 TUE/
1630 - 1930
Randall Packer ART-B1-14
Thinking Photography
Elective G1 WED/
0930 - 1230
Oh Soon Hwa /
Michael Tan