Bachelor's Degree in Applied Arts in Jamaica

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Applied Arts

A bachelor's degree is awarded at the successful completion of an undergraduate academic program. It is often the first degree a student received in his or her academic career. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Applied arts refer to any form of art applied to design or decoration. This might include industrial, graphic, fashion and interior design. It also might include the decorative arts. Architecture and photography are sometimes included in the implied arts. This is distinct from the fine arts, which are aimed at providing aesthetically pleasing, intellectually stimulating forms of art.

A few universities in the United States have extension programs in various parts of Jamaica. Most of the students who enroll in these part-time programs are working professionals who want to continue their education without having to relocate closer to the nation's Universities. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.

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Bachelor in Ceramics

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

Ceramics provides students with the opportunity to develop as studio artists and designers for industrial products; introducing a range of possibilities for working with clay. [+]

Bachelor in Ceramics

Ceramics provides students with the opportunity to develop as studio artists and designers for industrial products; introducing a range of possibilities for working with clay. Students have the option of specializing in studio ceramics, multimedia ceramics or ceramic sculpture. Areas of emphasis are experimentation, as well as strong critical and technical skills.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

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 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 www.ets.org/toefl. [-]

Bachelor in Sculpture

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

Students enrolled in sculpture are exposed to traditional approaches such as modeling, carving and constructing, as well as the possibilities of contemporary modes of three dimensional expression. [+]

Bachelor in Sculpture

Students enrolled in sculpture are exposed to traditional approaches such as modeling, carving and constructing, as well as the possibilities of contemporary modes of three dimensional expression. Emphasis is placed on independent thinking, as well as strong critical and technical skills. Technical workshops in metal, wood, casting and digital imagery are mandatory for Sculpture majors.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

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 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 www.ets.org/toefl. [-]

Bachelor in Painting

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The painting programme offers the opportunity to explore the diverse possibilities of contemporary art practice, and cross- disciplinary experimentation. [+]

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 personal visual vocabulary with strong critical thinking and technical skills.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

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 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 www.ets.org/toefl. [-]