Undergraduate Programmes

Degree in Visual Arts

Candidates should normally:

  1. have obtained a B+ average in the Certificate in Visual Arts to enter Year I of the BA programme
  2. have at least a CXC General Grade I or GCE O’level pass in Art, plus two GCE A’ Level/CAPE (or equivalent) for the special in Visual Arts and
  3. pass an interview (with portfolio).


The Visual Arts Degree Curriculum is structured on Art and Design, which
emphasizes an intra-disciplinary approach to content. The aim is to produce
graduates who can function as fine artists, art and cultural critics, art teachers
and administrators as well as graduates who are likely to find roles in the
design professions, working in the industrial, construction, festive and
communicative sectors of the economy. Students choose Design or Fine Arts as

their major area of practice in their second year.


The curriculum also provides the academic foundation for postgraduate work beyond the Fine Arts and Design fields.

Design fields.


In addition to core courses within the Art and Design streams,
students have access to a wide array of electives such as:
Surface Design and Technology
Costume Fabrication
Ideas in Contemporary Art
Landscape Design
Film and Video.
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Visual Arts Student Exhibition