Our program coordinators will share information about the portfolio requirements for the application for the BFA and BMS, course options and pathways throughout the degree and give examples of student work to give a better idea what happens in the programs. One of our Student Advisors will also be on hand to answer any questions about degree requirements and program progression.
Prospective students, parents and teachers are invited to attend one or both of the sessions below and will have a chance to ask questions about the programs and the application process.
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS INFO SESSION
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 24
Time: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
The BFA is a four-year direct entry program that combines a strong practice-based studio approach with critical reflection for a fully rounded educational experience. Art history courses, visiting artists’ presentations, and participation in art exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally, as well as in the department-run FINA Gallery, also form integral parts of the curriculum.
The Visual Arts program provides students the opportunity to study in a variety of traditional media (painting, drawing, sculpture, analogue photography, and printmaking) and digital media production courses (video, digital photography, sound art, visual communication, 2D animation, and virtual worlds). Students are encouraged to work in media that best suits their artistic practice after building a solid foundation in studio practice.
BACHELOR OF MEDIA STUDIES INFO SESSION
Date: Wednesday, Dec. 2
Time: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
The BMS is a four-year, direct-entry program that prepares students for careers in digital media creation. It is a computational arts program that combines digital arts, visual arts, media studies, social science and humanities. The program begins with designated “core” courses that provide a strong foundation in Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, Media Studies, and Visual Arts.
The foundation of the program is the opportunity for students to experiment with ideas and the newest technologies in a team-based environment, with a focus on innovation in digital-media design. The program is designed for students looking towards a future in creative and cultural industries, and to continue their education in design, art, and academics as postgraduates.