Bachelor in Painting

The painting programme offers the opportunity to explore the diverse possibilities of contemporary art practice, and cross-disciplinary experimentation. Students are introduced to traditional and contemporary approaches to painting. Emphasis is placed on developing a personal visual vocabulary with strong critical thinking and technical skills.


  • Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C.
  • Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission.
  • English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants.
  • Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants.
  • PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings were done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants.
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at
Program taught in:
  • English

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