A bachelor’s degree is a four-year undergraduate degree and is the standard for higher education throughout most of the world. Bachelor’s degrees can be earned at state universities, at private universities, at community colleges and via online universities.
Those looking to get involved in the fine arts, in the study of literature and philosophy, or to try other creative roles like designing fashion or culinary arts, will be most likely to find the program of their interest in the Arts category.
Canada is the best country to pursue your higher education if you are an interactive person. Almost every ethnic group is represented in Canada thus it's a multicultural society. Language barrier is not an issue to foreign students as Canada is considered the world's leader in language training.
Nova Scotia region has tried to align its higher learning system along skilful training and excellent education. The former vocation schools have been renewed and are following the footsteps of top schools like Dalhousie University and Acadia University in offering quality education to students.
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NSCAD introduces you to the diverse field of textiles, which encompasses art, science, and technology. The program integrates conceptual concerns as you study the techniques and design skills [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Textiles
NSCAD introduces you to the diverse field of textiles, which encompasses art, science, and technology. The program integrates conceptual concerns as you study the techniques and design skills involved in the textile traditions of weaving, dyeing, and printing. You will examine the relationship between materials, processes, and the maker, as well as the critical role that textiles have played in world cultures. With a focus on sustainable and organic materials and techniques, the program maintains handcraft values and incorporates digital methodologies.
Fashion offers you a balanced curriculum through which to develop skills and knowledge related to imaginative design and technical proficiency, and explores the issues and meaning of fashion and body covering. The program provides intensive study of the conceptualization, production, and embellishment of cloth and other materials. The resulting knowledge and skill base will enable you to develop individual garments, wearable art, haute couture, and costuming for film, theater, and dance.... [-]
After your Foundation year, you will have the option to expose yourself to every aspect of the still image through history courses, documentary photo, digital photo, photo issues, lighting, view [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Photography
After your Foundation year, you will have the option to expose yourself to every aspect of the still image through history courses, documentary photo, digital photo, photo issues, lighting, view camera and more.
You will examine the technical, historical, and theoretical issues related to contemporary photography. You will gain expertise in conventional, digital, and hybrid methods of image making and develop your own artistic practice. You will also gain a critical understanding of the aesthetic and social discourses within photography.
Graduates of NSCAD’s Photography program are successful artists, commercial photographers, writers, and arts administrators. Many of our graduates have pursued graduate studies and have become curators, critics, art historians, and college/university professors. Photographic ServicesAs an enrolled senior photography student, you will receive 24-hour access to the darkrooms and computer facilities. There are two communal black and white darkrooms with 30 enlargers and two 20-inch processing machines, a lighting studio equipped with electronic flash and tungsten lighting systems, and copy and print finishing facilities. NSCAD also has a comprehensive selection of photo equipment including a range of digital and film cameras, light meters, tripods, and portable lighting kits. We also have a digital imaging studio equipped with Macintosh computers, scanners, a wide-format inkjet printer, and an Imacon medium format film scanner. Once you have completed Foundation Photography (FNDN 1320) you will acquire access to the darkroom and equipment services of the photography department (including laboratory and specialized production areas for black and white, colour,... [-]
The fields of Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing are experiencing a renaissance of diverse creative approaches. You will explore a wide variety of concepts and philosophies as you engage in critical [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing
The fields of Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing are experiencing a renaissance of diverse creative approaches. You will explore a wide variety of concepts and philosophies as you engage in critical discussions about content and form in order to create a new language of metal. The program offers a broadly based metals education including studies of art jewellery, holloware, product design, and metal business practice.
Design and technical projects emphasize problem-solving, conceptual development, and analytical thinking. From basic skills development, you will go on to explore advanced technical procedures and develop your individual artistic practice.... [-]
The principal courses in the Fine Art major allow you to explore the media and practices of drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. The faculty members represent diverse backgrounds and offer a wide [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Fine Art
The principal courses in the Fine Art major allow you to explore the media and practices of drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. The faculty members represent diverse backgrounds and offer a wide range of skills, information, and opinion. Through mentorship, practice, and discussion, you will begin to form and articulate an awareness of the historical and conceptual roots of your work. You will develop technical and critical skills and will progress to advanced levels of independent study.
In addition to your chosen area of study, you will have the opportunity to take other courses that explore a diverse range of visual arts concerns from an interdisciplinary approach. At the senior level, these courses also provide you with opportunities for internship placements in galleries, museums, and artist-run centres.... [-]
The Film program at NSCAD is one of the few programs in Canada where you can use actual film. You will have an opportunity to explore the practice, history, theory, and analysis of film [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Film
The Film program at NSCAD is one of the few programs in Canada where you can use actual film. You will have an opportunity to explore the practice, history, theory, and analysis of film production and film art. With an emphasis on collaboration and innovation, you will be encouraged to embrace all elements of film production, from the technical craft to narrative, experimental, and documentary approaches to your own unique creative vision. This program’s emphasis on one-on-one instruction enables you to study independent film production models that focus on the art of cinema.
You will take courses in editing, production, cinematography, acting, and sound. Advanced Film Studios form the backbone of the program and provide superb expertise. Art History courses will inform your studio development, and hands-on experience will prepare you professionally.... [-]
The Ceramics program is designed to give you an understanding of vessel, sculptural, and architectural ceramics. As you explore these elements you will examine the relationships between design [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Ceramics
The Ceramics program is designed to give you an understanding of vessel, sculptural, and architectural ceramics. As you explore these elements you will examine the relationships between design, materials, colour, process, and techniques. An awareness of historical and contemporary issues in ceramics and their relationship with other discourses (such as fine art, design, and architecture) will help to develop an informed perspective on your work.
NSCAD Ceramics graduates have established successful international studio practices that contribute to the profile of Canadian ceramics.
Our graduates are writers, critics, curators, arts administrators in galleries and museums, and designers for industry. Many go on to study in prestigious graduate programs and teach in colleges/universities across North America.... [-]
As the discipline of design exerts a greater influence on our lives, designers find themselves working closely with other professionals in fields such as marketing, software development engineering, and [+]
Bachelor of Design - Interdisciplinary Design
As the discipline of design exerts a greater influence on our lives, designers find themselves working closely with other professionals in fields such as marketing, software development engineering, and education. NSCAD offers a unique approach to design education through its interdisciplinary program which equips students with the skills and knowledge to participate in all aspects of the practice of design—graphic, interactive, and product. Design takes a distinctly collaborative, interdisciplinary, and process-oriented approach. This program covers a range of services and products that fuse human factors, technology, and aesthetics with a general emphasis on message presentation. You will gain a variety of skills including analytical and imaginative thinking, visualization techniques, drawing, typography, photography, and an understanding of production processes. By focusing on creative and conceptual skills you will learn to communicate and solve problems across a broad range of media and contexts. You will create logos, information graphics, wayfinding systems, visual identity systems, book design, magazines, websites, information systems, advertisements, tools, furniture, and solutions that don’t exist yet. Critical thinking and the expression of imagination are equally important. Graduates of NSCAD’s Major in Interdisciplinary Design have successful careers in design firms and agencies. Many advance to become art/creative directors or establish their own design companies. In addition, design strategy is advantageous in fields such as marketing, public relations, the pure and applied sciences, health, and public policy. ... [-]