Bachelor of Visual Arts (Painting/Calligraphy) | GIFT University

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Painting/Calligraphy)

Program Description:

The visual arts are a critical and dynamic part of a liberal arts education, which occupy an important role in our culture. At School of Fine Art, Design and Architecture, the study of the visual arts encourages students to approach art from multiple perspectives, rooted in contemporary discourses on art and history. The program focuses on skill building and development of critical and analytical skills.

Throughout the four years program, the students acquire knowledge of the fundamentals of art and design, gain experience with the required tools, materials and techniques for making art. A major In Painting lead to a meaningful life and a professional career in the field of visual arts.

 

Program Objectives

Students will:

  • Demonstrate a strong level of technical proficiency in Painting.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think conceptually within a visual medium.
  • Develop a strong, cohesive portfolio.
  • Demonstrate evidence of historical/contemporary contextual awareness.
  • Demonstrate evidence of professionalism
 

Learning outcomes:

  1. Well rounded drawing and sketching abilities as well as an introduction to sculpture and selected media
  2. Exposure to hands-on studio settings and the confidence to create
  3. Knowledge of the theory, the history and the practice of Painting media
  4. The ability to design visual projects, create them and present them to peers
  5. A good understanding of contemporary design software and modern visual arts techniques
 

Department Infrastructure:

GIFT University features high technology studios that have been especially designed to aid students enrolled in design and development courses. The studios include a design studio, drawing studio, Graphic studio and specialized computer Lab. These studios enhance student’s understanding of the design industry and help them practically test their concept and skills.

 

Career Paths:

The Visual Art graduate in Painting can explore his path in various fields which include but may not limit to:

  1. Artist
  2. Painter
  3. Art Editor
  4. Art Gallery Director
  5. Art Consultant
  6. Cartoonist
  7. Illustrator
  8. Sketch Artist
  9. Curator
  10. Exhibit Designer
  11. Graphic Designer
  12. Jewellery Design maker
  13. Interior Decorator
  14. Set Designer
  15. Teacher
 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling with minimum of 45% score. The more specific criteria follow:

  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions
  • FSc (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical)
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce
  • Advanced Levels (A’ Levels)
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.
 

Program Structure

 

Total Duration Courses

Total Credit Hours

129

Total Courses

39

Social Integration

3

Internship

3

Thesis

9

 

Minimum Eligibility:

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling. The more specific criteria follow:

  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions
  • FSc (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical)
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce
  • Advanced Levels (A’ Levels)
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.

Enquiries

The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.

 

General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.
 

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.

 

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