Bachelor's Degree in Arts in Japan

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A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

The Arts refers to programs that focus on intellectual type topics that are not always as straightforward as science and math. Those wishing to play a creative role in contributing to the community would be interested in the arts.

Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.

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Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Arts

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

The course has four objectives: First, it introduces the vocabulary and concepts, principles and elements of design, color theory, and so forth, enabling an articulate discussion of art. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Japan 2017. Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Arts Art Apprecionati The course has four objectives: First, it introduces the vocabulary and concepts, principles and elements of design, color theory, and so forth, enabling an articulate discussion of art. Second, it introduces various types of art and artists, and their roles in society and religion, both historically and contemporarily. Third, it introduces basic studio terms and techniques used in printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, painting, etc. Fourth, it introduces concepts and methods toward making critical judgement for assaying the merits of various works of art. During the lectures many important works of art are introduced as exemplars. However, the purpose is not to memorize famous names, rather, to learn to appreciate and evaluate all art works, famous or not. Evaluation is through final examination and final critical essay. Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: (i) demonstrate a reasonable command of the terms and concepts of art in critical discussion, (ii) identify principle roles and purposes of art in society, (iii) identify the techniques and terminology of various media, (iv) make informed descriptions and critiques of various works, both famous and unknown. History of Western Art This survey course covers the development of western art from the bronze age and Mesopotamia through the 19th Century. While the course pivots around various iconic images whose identification is required, the course focuses upon the social, political, religious, and scientific developments which shaped the evolution of... [-]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Performing Arts

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

This course serves as an introduction to the theoretical, social and artistic traditions which are key to an understanding of the dramatic arts of the Western stage and screen. [+]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Performing Arts Western Film & Theater This course serves as an introduction to the theoretical, social and artistic traditions which are key to an understanding of the dramatic arts of the Western stage and screen. It will allow students access to a broad range of work, across the centuries, whilst encouraging them to think about such material as part of a greater, overall understanding of Western art/society in general. Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: (i) identify the key terms, people and traditions which are important in the history of theatre and film-making in the West, (ii) know how to access and read primary sources to adopt a critical perspective on performing art, identify the concerns and intentions of secondary sources, and develop an awareness of different approaches to make sense of such art, (iii) understand how both film and theatre is both an artistic and social construct, carrying messages that go beyond their own time or place, (iv) engage thoroughly in writing about the key moments in art history by putting forward an argument and developing it in a clear and coherent manner, and (v) learn how to articulate and refine ideas in discussions and presentations. Japanese Film & Theater This course serves as an introduction to the theoretical, social and artistic traditions which are key to an understanding of the dramatic arts of the Japanese stage and screen. It will allow students access to a broad range... [-]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Music

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

This course serves as a broad and gentle introduction to psychoacoustics, music psychology, and musical acoustics. Relationships between the production, physics, and perception of sound, as well as similarities and differences between music and language are explored. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Japan 2017. Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Music How We Listen to Music: Foundations of Music Perception, Cognition, and Acoustics This course serves as a broad and gentle introduction to psychoacoustics, music psychology, and musical acoustics. Relationships between the production, physics, and perception of sound, as well as similarities and differences between music and language are explored. Phenomena such as absolute (perfect) pitch, synaesthesia, and amusia are discussed. Course activities will include lectures, readings, in-class experiments, and student presentations. Objectives Upon completion of this course, students should be able to (i) have a greater understanding of how musical instruments and the human voice operate; (ii) gain a greater awareness of musical parameters, the physical dimensions of sound, and the human auditory system; (iii) gain experience in designing and conducting basic experiments; and (iv) apply knowledge and experience obtained from this course to subsequent courses in music and related areas. History of Western Music A broad survey of Western Classical music, extending from 800 AD to the present. Course activities include lectures, writing and listening assignments, and primary source readings. Salient repertoire from each historical period is situated in a sociocultural and sociopolitical context. The reception histories of particular works will be addressed. Parallels between musical aesthetics and techniques and concurrent tendencies in other art forms, as well as the influence of non-Western music on Western composers are discussed. Objectives This course will introduce students to (i) vocabulary essential for writing about and discussing Western Classical... [-]

Bachelor in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Japan Tokyo

BLS - Bachelor in Liberal Studies (180 credits) [+]

Courses Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 180 credits Electives 180 credits / 36 courses Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their undergraduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with the necessary skills... [-]

Bachelor in YOKOHAMA Creative-City Studies (YCCS)

Yokohama National University
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Japan Yokohama

The program offers innovative interdisciplinary courses for future leaders. [+]

YOKOHAMA Creative-City Studies (YCCS) Program Bachelor’s Degree Program (Taught in English)

New B.A. program taught in English starting in October 2013

Program Outline

Yokohama National University (YNU) seeks adventurous, world-class students for the pioneering first cohort of its Yokohama Creative-City Studies (YCCS) Program. The YCCS program will offer innovative interdisciplinary urban studies to train young leaders and global professionals. The classes will be taught in English, but students will also learn the Japanese language intensively during their studies.

Students will be able to study the following three (3) majors:

Urban Cultural Creation... [-]


Bachelor of Music

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time August 2017 Japan Beppu

At the NZSM you can major in a wide range of disciplines including: Classical Performance; Jazz (Performance, or Composition and Arranging); Composition [+]

Bachelor of Music

At the NZSM you can major in a wide range of disciplines including: Classical Performance; Jazz (Performance, or Composition and Arranging); Composition (Instrumental and Vocal, or Sonic Arts); or the broadly based Bachelor of Music in Music Studies. That programme includes streams in Ethomusicology, Musicology and Jazz Studies.Students can also major in Music in a Bachelor of Arts degree.Students wanting to apply for Classical or Jazz Performance at NZSM will need to audition.

This degree option offers maximum flexibility and allows students to combine music with a greater number of non-music papers than is possible within the BMus alone. Students may take a diverse range of non-music papers in a BA, or may elect to do a double major with another subject area. Non-music subjects that complement music studies include papers in Maori Studies, Pacific Studies, Asian Studies, European languages, English literature, History, Anthropology, Theatre and Film, Art History and Media Studies.  Students may enrol either in the Victoria University of Wellington BA with a major in Music, or the Massey BA with a minor in Music, taught by distance from Palmerston North.... [-]


Bachelor of Design and Communication

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Japan Beppu

In this program you combine computer-based design with studies in communications. The computer-based design component covers practical and theoretical studies [+]

Bachelor of Design and Communication

In this program you combine computer-based design with studies in communications. The computer-based design component covers practical and theoretical studies in graphic design, e-media (web and multimedia), 3D design, visual communication and information visualisation. Communication courses include public relations, journalism, creative advertising and creative writing. You also have opportunities to exhibit works in the USC Gallery.

Combine computer-based visual design with a career in communications Specialise in either graphic design, e-media design or 3D design Opportunities to exhibit in the USC Gallery ... [-]

Bachelor of Dance Studies

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 Japan Beppu

In the Bachelor of Dance Studies (BDanceSt), you will develop your full creative and professional potential. You will work with leading professionals on your choreographic and performance techniques, broaden your understanding of dance history and learn [+]

Bachelor of Dance Studies

Awarding Body:

University of Auckland

In the Bachelor of Dance Studies (BDanceSt), you will develop your full creative and professional potential. You will work with leading professionals on your choreographic and performance techniques, broaden your understanding of dance history and learn about dance in contemporary culture. You’ll have opportunities to perform in New Zealand and overseas, and gain the skills to pursue a sustainable career in a diverse range of dance-related fields.

The Dance Studies Programme is highly regarded in New Zealand and internationally as a centre of research in teaching and learning, choreographic practice and dance ethnography. As a BDanceSt student, you will be part of a close-knit creative community where you will make many friends, meet dance industry professionals and learn from world-renowned experts.... [-]


Bachelor of Applied Science - Architectural Science

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Japan Beppu

Architecture is much more than simply providing good building design. As an architect, you will be involved in the design of quality environments in which people live, work and play. There are many [+]

Bachelor of Applied Science - Architectural Science

Awarding Body:

Curtin University

Architecture is much more than simply providing good building design. As an architect, you will be involved in the design of quality environments in which people live, work and play. There are many different architectural specialties and you could find yourself involved in urban design, environmental research, building conservation, heritage matters or community development.

This course will provide you with an understanding of both the practical and theoretical sides of architecture. The design of buildings, technical aspects of building construction and how architecture relates to people and how they live are all covered in depth. You will also discover how to effectively communicate your architectural ideas through written and spoken reports, photographs, drawings, models and electronic media.... [-]


Bachelor of Computer Visualisation and Animation

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years August 2017 Japan Beppu

This course is one of the most established computer animation courses in the UK and was developed after extensive consultation with many of the leading companies in the computer animation [+]

Bachelor of Computer Visualisation and Animation

Awarding Body:

Bournemouth University

This course is delivered by the National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA).

This course is one of the most established computer animation courses in the UK and was developed after extensive consultation with many of the leading companies in the computer animation, digital special effects and computer game sectors.

The course has a focus on the creative use of computer graphics and animation technology The course content combines elements of traditional art disciplines, such as life drawing and cinematography, with elements taken from the computing and engineering disciplines, such as programming and applied maths Students divide their time equally among computing and moving image studies ... [-]