Bachelor's Degree in Arts in Middle East

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Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

From the Fertile Crescent to the birth of Judeo-Christian values, the Middle East is home to thousands of years of human history. As the study, students can get a deeply personal look at historic events and their modern day ramifications.

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Bachelor in Interior Design

Ajman University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Ajman

The program is designed to develop and enhance students’ artistic abilities, knowledge and skills to be able to design, supervise, and implement interior design projects. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Middle East 2017. Overview The program is designed to develop and enhance students’ artistic abilities, knowledge and skills to be able to design, supervise, and implement interior design projects. Program Educational Objectives The Interior Design program aims to produce graduates who have: A foundation in basic skills and the ability to apply those skills in their design process and presentation skills and abilities required for data collection, analysis, design and evaluation of interior design projects including technical details The ability to utilize up-to-date technology in the field of interior design, for example computer-aided design and other software applications, and working drawings and presentations The ability to work as an efficient team member in multi-professional groups The ability to recognize environmental factors and cultural, traditional and heritage aspects ability of critical thinking and life-long learning gained basic information about interior environment, with the application of lighting, acoustics and human factors. Career Opportunities As a creative, imaginative and artistic professional, the interior designer can expect to be working with clients, design and architectural firms or other professionals to develop design solutions that are safe, functional and attractive, and also meet the needs of the people who will use the space. To succeed, hard work prevails. Excellence will the result of being energetic, technically proficient, visionary and dedicated to the profession. Curriculum 200 101 Introduction to Design 200 102 Perspective, Shades & Shadow 270 234 CAAD I 270 335 CAAD II 290 103 Freehand Drawing I 290 104 Freehand Drawing II 290 105 Color in Interior Design 290 111 Interior Design I 290 211 Workshop 290 212 Interior Design II 290 213 Interior Design III 290 214 HISTORY of Interior Design I 290 215 History of Interior Design II 290 216 Interior Construction I 290 217 Furniture Design 290 222 Lighting & Acoustics for Interior Design 290 257 Psychology of Design 290 314 Interior Design IV 290 315 Interior Design V 290 316 Textile & Accessories 290 317 Interior Construction II 290480 Islamic interiors 290 484 Selected Topics in Interior Design 290 318 Interiors in THE UAE 290 319 Working Drawings I 290 321 Interior Landscape 290 323 Practice in Interior Design 290 420 Working Drawings II 298490 Graduation Project I 298495 Graduation Project II 290 481 Interior Photography 290 482 Advanced CAAD Application 290 483 Theory of Interior Design 290 326 Selected Topics in Furniture Design 290 320 Interior Design Practical Training 290 485 Sustainability for Interior Design 290484 Selected topics in interior design Graduation Requirements The Bachelor in Interior Design will be awarded upon the fulfillment of the following: Successful completion of all courses in the program curriculum (130 Credit Hours) Successful completion of four Credit Hours of Engineering Training A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 Admission Requirements Admission to the Interior Design program requires a UAE Secondary School Certificate, or its equivalent, with a minimum acceptable grade of 60 percent. For more information please refer to the university admissions policy. [-]

Bachelor Visual Merchandising

IFA Paris
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Paris

The IFA Paris Bachelor in Visual Merchandising is unique, this full-time program is organized over three academic years with a focus on acquiring the professional skills required by this fast-moving industry. Students are given flexibility in the second year when they decide to major in Marketing or Visual Merchandising. [+]

Visual Merchandising Joint Bachelor with Academia Italiana 1 Program, 2 Schools, 3 Campuses: Paris, Shanghai & Florence French and Italian Heritage: 1 year in Paris, 1 year in Florence, 1 year in Paris Bridging two continents: 1 year in Shanghai, 1 year in Florence, 1 year in Paris • COURSE INTAKE: September 2016 • TOTAL WORKLOAD: 4,556 hours • ECTS CREDITS: 180 • APPLICATION FEE: €150 • COURSE INTAKE: September 2016 • TUITION FEE: €9,400 in Paris & Florence, ¥70,000 in Shanghai • LIMITED TO: 25 students per class Have you ever passed by the window displays of Selfridges, Bloomingdales or Printemps and stopped on your track as you admired their design? At the opposite of the spectrum, have you ever wondered what is this instinct that urges you to push the opaque fiber glass doors of the Comme des Garcons flagship store in Rue du Faubourg St. Honore in Paris? Whether we are astounded by their complexity or our curiosity or intrigued by their apparent simplicity, stores that achieve to make customers « pop in » to take a look are the ones that have mastered the art of visual merchandising. Visual merchandising is a highly utilized platform applied by brands to promote a visual concept to its customers. Visual merchandisers are highly sought after, as they develop visual strategies and promote products, services in store and in catalogs, to excite and engage. This first point of contact is also known as silent selling. Too often reduced to window dressing, visual merchandising is a much more complex function of retail as it entails not only props or external decor in general but also interior architecture. The specific path that we follow within a store without even realizing it, the light intensity that varies according to the day or the impulse buying products strategically placed right next to the cashier are as many elements that participate to the achievement of the visual merchandiser’s ultimate goal: maximize the sales volume per available retailing square meter. As part of its philosophy to provide students that the most up to date and industry relevant academic programs, IFA Paris has crafted a unique Bachelor in Visual Merchandising in collaboration with its Florentine academic partner: Academia Italiana. Following the principle of campus rotations that IFA Paris has pioneered, students enrolled in the Bachelor in Visual Merchandising will have the possibility to follow their course in 3 locations: Shanghai, Florence and Paris. Being three important centers for the fashion industry those three cities will provide our students different but complementary perspectives that will allow them to think outside the box. [-]

Interior Design, B.F.A.

NYIT- Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

NYIT is the only school in the tristate area with both CIDA-accredited interior design and NAAB-accredited architecture programs together in the same school. Here you will benefit from the exposure and synergy that derive from the rigor and convergence of these two disciplines, ranging from diverse faculty input to innovative cross-disciplinary studios and design exercises. The program is carefully crafted to expose you to contemporary issues, precedent history and theory, and wide-ranging building, business, and project types as well as the latest media programs—not to mention some of the finest design training available. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Middle East 2017. Interior Design, B.F.A. NYIT is the only school in the tristate area with both CIDA-accredited interior design and NAAB-accredited architecture programs together in the same school. Here you will benefit from the exposure and synergy that derive from the rigor and convergence of these two disciplines, ranging from diverse faculty input to innovative cross-disciplinary studios and design exercises. The program is carefully crafted to expose you to contemporary issues, precedent history and theory, and wide-ranging building, business, and project types as well as the latest media programs—not to mention some of the finest design training available. Founded by renowned Dutch interior designer and architect Han Schroder in 1967 (Rietveld/Schroder House, Utrecht), we continue to be guided by her commitment to the “interrelatedness of material, tool, form and strength”. Students and faculty originate from around the world and participate in prestigious design venues such as ICFF and Milan Salone. Our students often receive industry recognition for their design prowess, including our fourth $30,000 Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship winner in 2015. We remain dedicated to ensuring our graduates remain engaged in lifelong learning and have qualities that will distinguish them as leaders in the industry for the 21st century and beyond. The mission of the Interior Design program is: To CREATE globally engaged, environmentally sensitive professionals who possess artistic sensibility, intellectual ability, and hands-on technical proficiency; To PREPARE interior designers for a lifelong process of interdisciplinary exploration, reflection, development and an acute understanding of human relationships and the built-environment; and To STIMULATE creativity and ENGENDER personal self-confidence, which is the earmark of leadership. Career Options An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include: Interior designer (residential/commercial) Restaurant interior designer Furniture designer Hotel/resort designer Material and finishes specialist Interior project management Lighting designer Aircraft or nautical interior designer Exhibition/event design specialist Set designer (theater, film, TV) [-]

Bachelor in Architecture

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. [+]

Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. Career Opportunities Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Building surveyor Commercial/residential surveyor Higher education lecturer Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer Landscape architect Planning and development surveyor Production designer, theatre/television/film Structural engineer Town planner Jobs directly related to your degree include: Architect Architectural technologist Interior and spatial designer Admissions Criteria American / Canadian Diploma UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate British IGCSE / GCE Leaving School Certificate(A School Leaving Certificate must be provided,showing the last grade (year) completed) Iranian Diploma Indian / Pakistani /Bangladesh Higher Secondary School Certificate International Baccalaureate Diploma Syrian Secondary School Certificate SABIS Diploma WAEC / NECO Mission The Bachelor of Architecture program at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) educates students to become qualified architects who are capable of generating effective solutions by using architectural approaches in the field of Architecture. The graduates of the program will be well versed in technology and in social and environmental issues. Architecture program require students to apply principles of architecture and basic science to model, analyze, design, and realize physical environments, components or processes; and prepare students to work professionally in architectural areas. The program provides students with an excellent foundation in the core technical competencies of the discipline: design, building construction, and history and theory of architecture with special consideration to sustainability and green architecture. In addition, an array of technical electives is offered to enable students to tailor their Architectural education to best suit their career goals. The technical focus is complemented with topics in general education leading to a well-rounded member of the global society. Goals and Objectives The program goals have been derived from and support the mission statement of the American University of Ras al Khaimah. The graduate of the Architecture Program is expected to be able to: 1. Pursue a successful professional career in local and regional markets or higher studies in the field of Architecture. 2. Conceive, design, model, analyze, test and implement Architectural principles and processes considering their environmental impact. 3. Professionally apply creative thinking, skills, historical knowledge and experimental techniques in solving practical problems. 4. Effectively communicate and function in various multidisciplinary environments and engage in lifelong learning and professional development. 5. Understand the ethical, cultural and environmental considerations of the architectural profession. Program Outcomes AURAK has developed the learning outcomes for the Architectural program in compliance with the Student Performance Criteria (SPC) adopted by NAAB (National Architecture Accrediting Board) of the United States of America. According to SPC, the outcomes for the program are organized into realms to more easily understand the relationships between individual criteria. Realm A: Critical Thinking and Representation: Architects must have the ability to build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on research and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural and environmental contexts. This ability includes facility with the wider range of media used to think about architecture including writing, investigative skills, speaking, drawing and model making. Students’ learning aspirations include: – Being broadly educated. – Valuing lifelong inquisitiveness. – Communicating graphically in a range of media. – Recognizing the assessment of evidence. – Comprehending people, place, and context. – Recognizing the disparate needs of client, community, and society. A. 1. Communication Skills: Ability to read, write, speak and listen effectively. A. 2. Design Thinking Skills: Ability to raise clear and precise questions, use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view, reach well-reasoned conclusions, and test alternative outcomes against relevant criteria and standards. A. 3. Visual Communication Skills: Ability to use appropriate representational media, such as traditional graphic and digital technology skills, to convey essential formal elements at each stage of the programming and design process. A. 4. Technical Documentation: Ability to make technically clear drawings, write outline specifications, and prepare models illustrating and identifying the assembly of materials, systems, and components appropriate for a building design. A. 5. Investigative Skills: Ability to gather, assess, record, apply, and comparatively evaluate relevant information within architectural coursework and design processes. A. 6. Fundamental Design Skills: Ability to effectively use basic architectural and environmental principles in design. A. 7. Use of Precedents: Ability to examine and comprehend the fundamental principles present in relevant precedents and to make choices regarding the incorporation of such principles into architecture and urban design projects. A. 8. Ordering Systems Skills: Understanding of the fundamentals of both natural and formal ordering systems and the capacity of each to inform two- and three-dimensional design. A. 9. Historical Traditions and Global Culture: Understanding of parallel and divergent canons and traditions of architecture, landscape and urban design including examples of indigenous, vernacular, local, regional, national settings from the Eastern, Western, Northern, and South hemispheres in terms of their climatic, ecological, technological, socioeconomic, public health, and cultural factors. A. 10. Cultural Diversity: Understanding of the diverse needs, values, behavioral norms, physical abilities, and social and spatial patterns that characterize different cultures and individuals and the implication of this diversity on the societal roles and responsibilities of architects. A.11. Applied Research: Understanding the role of applied research in determining function, form, and systems and their impact on human conditions and behavior. Realm B: Integrated Building Practices, Technical Skills and Knowledge: Architects are called upon to comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems and materials, and be able to apply that comprehension to their services. Additionally they must appreciate their role in the implementation of design decisions, and the impact of such decisions on the environment. Students learning aspirations include: – Creating building designs with well-integrated systems. – Comprehending constructability. – Incorporating life safety systems. – Integrating accessibility. – Applying principles of sustainable design. B. 1. Pre-Design: Ability to prepare a comprehensive program for an architectural project, such as preparing an assessment of client and user needs, an inventory of space and equipment requirements, an analysis of site conditions (including existing buildings), a review of the relevant laws and standards and assessment of their implications for the project, and a definition of site selection and design assessment criteria. B. 2. Accessibility: Ability to design sites, facilities, and systems to provide independent and integrated use by individuals with physical (including mobility), sensory, and cognitive disabilities. B. 3. Sustainability: Ability to design projects that optimize, conserve, or reuse natural and built resources, provide healthful environments for occupants/users, and reduce the environmental impacts of building construction and operations on future generations through means such as carbon-neutral design, bioclimatic design, and energy efficiency. B. 4. Site Design: Ability to respond to site characteristics such as soil, topography, vegetation, and watershed in the development of a project design. B. 5. Life Safety: Ability to apply the basic principles of life-safety systems with an emphasis on egress. B. 6. Comprehensive Design: Ability to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates each student’s capacity to make design decisions across scales while integrating the following SPC: A.2. Design Thinking Skills A.4. Technical Documentation A.5. Investigative Skills A.8. Ordering Systems A.9. Historical Traditions and Global Culture B.2. Accessibility B.3. Sustainability B.4. Site Design B.5. Life Safety B.8. Environmental Systems B.9. Structural Systems B. 7. Financial Considerations: Understanding of the fundamentals of building costs, such as acquisition costs, project financing and funding, financial feasibility, operational costs, and construction estimating with an emphasis on life-cycle cost accounting. B. 8. Environmental Systems: Understanding the principles of environmental systems’ design such as embodied energy, active and passive heating and cooling, indoor air quality, solar orientation, day lighting and artificial illumination, and acoustics; including the use of appropriate performance assessment tools. B. 9. Structural Systems: Understanding of the basic principles of structural behavior in withstanding gravity and lateral forces and the evolution, range, and appropriate application of contemporary structural systems. B. 10. Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies relative to fundamental performance, aesthetics, moisture transfer, durability, and energy and material resources. B. 11. Building Service Systems: Understanding of the basic principles and appropriate application and performance of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems. B. 12. Building Materials and Assemblies: Understanding of the basic principles utilized in the appropriate selection of construction materials, products, components, and assemblies, based on their inherent characteristics and performance, including their environmental impact and reuse. Realm C: Leadership and Practice: Architects need to manage, advocate, and act legally, ethically and critically for the good of the client, society and the public. This includes collaboration, business, and leadership skills. Student learning aspirations include: – Knowing societal and professional responsibilities. – Comprehending the business of building. – Collaborating and negotiating with clients and consultants in the design process. – Discerning the diverse roles of architects and those in related disciplines. – Integrating community service into the practice of architecture. C. 1. Collaboration: Ability to work in collaboration with others and in multidisciplinary teams to successfully complete design projects. C. 2. Human Behavior: Understanding of the relationship between human behavior, the natural environment and the design of the built environment. C. 3 Client Role in Architecture: Understanding of the responsibility of the architect to elicit, understand, and reconcile the needs of the client, owner, user groups, and the public and community domains. C. 4. Project Management: Understanding of the methods for competing for commissions, selecting consultants and assembling teams, and recommending project delivery methods. C. 5. Practice Management: Understanding of the basic principles of architectural practice management such as financial management and business planning, time management, risk management, mediation and arbitration, and recognizing trends that affect practice. C. 6. Leadership: Understanding of the techniques and skills architects use to work collaboratively in the building design and construction process and on environmental, social, and aesthetic issues in their communities. C. 7. Legal Responsibilities: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to the public and the client as determined by registration law, building codes and regulations, professional service contracts, zoning and subdivision ordinances, environmental regulation, and historic preservation and accessibility laws. C. 8. Ethics and Professional Judgment: Understanding of the ethical issues involved in the formation of professional judgment regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice. C.9. Community and Social Responsibility: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to work in the public interest, to respect historic resources, and to improve the quality of life for local and global neighbors [-]

Bachelor in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture prepares future professionals whose designs will enhance the quality of urban life by means of natural and built elements. Reflecting the complex [+]

The Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture prepares future professionals whose designs will enhance the quality of urban life by means of natural and built elements. Reflecting the complex and multidisciplinary structure of this profession, the departmental faculty has members from disciplines that include architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning. The curriculum emphasizes participation in successive design studios, supplemented by lectures that provide theoretical, technical, and practical background to the design process. The program is enriched through field trips and compulsory summer practicums that strengthen the link between education and practice.

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Bachelor in Music

University of Nicosia
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 3 more

Our BMus degree provides our students with four categories of professional skills, all of which are necessary for a successful career in any area of music. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: BMus Music - Concentrations: 1. Classical Performance, 2. Jazz Performance, 3. Music Education, 4. Creative Music Technology (BMus, 4 years) Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time and part-time study are both possible. Some courses are offered on e-learning basis. Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: Our BMus degree provides our students with four categories of professional skills, all of which are necessary for a successful career in any area of music. 1. Core practical and theoretical skills for the professional musician. The first two years of the degree revolve around each student’s?Primary Study (or principle instrument), which includes 4 hours of weekly instruction: 1 hour individual instruction, 1 hour group instruction, and 2 hours of ensemble instruction. Parallel to this intensive study on their primary instruments, our students receive professional training in keyboard and aural skills, harmony and theory, music history, and choral singing. 2. A specialized qualification in a particular area of music. During their final two years of study, our students must complete seven courses in one of the four following concentrations: a. Classical Performance: this consists of two more years of Advanced Primary Study, as well as courses in performance practice, analysis, and composition. b. Jazz Performance: this also consists of two more years of Advanced Primary Study, along with courses in applied jazz harmony, improvisation, and jazz composition.? c. Music Education: students in this course gain practical and theoretical knowledge of various methodologies for teaching music to children, including actual teaching experience in local schools. d. Creative Music Technology: this concentration trains students to compose and create new musical works with the aid of the latest advances in computers and music technology. 3. Flexibility to develop one’s individual interests and talents. In addition to the seven courses in their concentration, music students also take an additional five courses in any area of music they wish, making the program highly adaptive to each student’s individual needs and interests. 4. A well-rounded general education that prepares students to succeed in a variety of professional contexts. All music students take between six and eight courses in the area of general studies. General education courses improve the students’ vitally important skills in written and oral communication, and develop the students’ sense of the interconnectedness of their musical training to other professional and academic fields. The choice of general education courses is largely up to the individual student. Career Prospects: On successful completion of the program graduates will be able to pursue a variety of professional musical activities and/or continue their studies a the post-graduate level. Potential employment opportunities include: Performing musician Studio music instructor Public or private school music teacher Music and arts-related administration, inlcuding entrrepreneurial careers. Access to Further Studies: Upon graduation, students may have direct access to further postgraduate (MA or MMus) studies. Graduation Requirements The student must complete 240 ECTS and all programme requirements. A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required. Thus, although a ‘D-‘ is a PASS grade, in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0 an average grade of ‘C’ is required. In addition, All students must complete a junior performance recital in the third year of study. Additionally, students in the classical and jazz performance concentrations must complete a senior recital in the fourth year of study. Learning Outcomes By the end of the programme the graduates will be able to: 1. Demonstrate technical skills of artistic expression. 2. Express knowledge of a wide variety of musical repertoire. 3. Perform in a variety of ensemble situations and solo situations. 4. Practice and rehearse effectively, alone and with groups. 5. Demonstrate a high level of musical literacy. 6. Demonstrate a high level of aural, creative, and re-creative skills. 7. Communicate effectively orally an in writing. 8. Demonstrate familiarity with some academic fields other than music. 9. Demonstrate an advanced level of technical and expressive ability on their primary study (Classical Performance and Jazz Performance Concentrations). 10. Demonstrate advanced familiarity with classical repertory (Classical Performance Concentration). 11. Improvise creatively, reflecting appropriate knowledge of jazz style, harmony, and form (Jazz Performance Concentration). 12. Demonstrate high understanding of theoretical principles of music education (Music Education Concentration) 13. Execute a variety of pedagogical methodologies in various practical teaching situations (Music Education Concentration). 14. Demonstrate a high understanding of the theory and history of the interaction of technology (Creative Music Technology Concentration). 15. Use a variety of technologies to capture, create, and manipulate various forms of sound for artistic purposes (Creative Music Technology Concentration). [-]

Bachelor in Architecture Engineering

Palestine Polytechnic University
Campus Full time August 2017 Palestinian Territories Hebron

The establishment of the Department of Architecture dates back to 2003. It provides a curriculum leading to the bachelor's degree with a specialization in architectural engineering. Students passing the architectural skills exam in the department of engineer have the choice to enroll in the department of architecture. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Middle East 2017. The establishment of the Department of Architecture dates back to 2003. It provides a curriculum leading to the bachelor's degree with a specialization in architectural engineering. Students passing the architectural skills exam in the department of engineer have the choice to enroll in the department of architecture. Program mission and objectives The mission of the Civil and Architectural Engineering Department at Palestine Polytechnic University is to provide our students with the necessary academic base required to pursue advanced studies leading to advanced degrees and to prepare them for life-long careers as practicing professional engineers. The objective of the department is to graduate architects who are capable in both theoretical and practical aspects to play their creative role in shaping the built of Palestinian environment taking into consideration the social context and the modern technology, to meet the needs of the local community and strengthen our cultural environment. [-]

Art Theory and Criticism (Minor Program)

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The honors minor program in <strong>Art Theory and Criticism</strong> merges diverse aspects of visual studies into a unique curriculum, providing the students with an understanding of the major intellectual trends and debates in the visual arts, including art history, theory, criticism, and museum studies. [+]

The honors minor program in Art Theory and Criticism merges diverse aspects of visual studies into a unique curriculum, providing the students with an understanding of the major intellectual trends and debates in the visual arts, including art history, theory, criticism, and museum studies. This comprises a study of the new philosophies of vision that have emerged over the past decades and affected our ways of seeing and the new technologies and media that have redefined lifestyles and social relations. A significant aspect of the program is its critical approach. New methods and theories drawn from a variety of disciplines provide students with an intellectually challenging and stimulating venue where they can develop analytical skills to explore the visual arts and their intellectual and theoretical underpinnings. The broad scope of this innovative program ranging from art history and theory to criticism and curatorship, includes an interactive study experience in Istanbul's art exhibitions, in particular the Sakıp Sabancı Museum, offering our students a unique opportunity to test their theoretical knowledge. Degree Requirements Program Requirements may vary according to the year of first enrollment. Application Requirements Minor Honor Programs are designed to provide knowledge and information in areas other than those of the student's registered diploma program. Succesful undergraduate students who satisfy the specific terms and conditions, are candidates for the minor honors programs. Students can apply for the minor honors programs, as early as the beginning of the term following the term in which they declare their major, by submitting a written request and transcript to the Faculty Dean's office between the dates announced for the application. In order for application to be evaluated, the Cumulative and Semester Grade Point Average (CGPA and GPA) must be at least 3.00 at the time of application and the application must be approved by the Faculty Board. A certificate is awarded to students who successfully have completed all the courses in their registered minor honors program, who have a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00 besides the Bachelor's Diploma for satisfying the undergraduate degree requirements. [-]

Bachelor of Architecture

Canadian University Dubai
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The degree program provides students with a good understanding of the functional areas of Architecture, including design tools, design methodologies, and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. The courses listed under the program requirements encompass the academic and professional areas of Architecture as defined by the Canadian Architecture Certification Board (CACB). [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Middle East 2017. The Bachelor of Architecture degree program will provide you with a good understanding of the functional areas of Architecture, including design tools, design methodologies, and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. It will develop your knowledge of professional architectural and ethical values and introduce you to the operating environment of architectural practice. Throughout the program you will form a good understanding and proven ability in the fundamentals of architectural design, enhance your abilities in graphic and oral communications and develop detailed knowledge of building systems, codes and appropriate technology and materials, as well as an appreciation of, and sensitivity towards, ecology and the environment. Benefits Graduates with a Bachelor in Interior Design will be equipped with: Creative and analytical skills. An understanding of the economic, social, constructional, and legal environments in which the practice of Architecture operates. Knowledge of professional architectural and ethical values. A good understanding and proven ability in the fundamentals of architectural design An enhanced ability in graphic and oral communications A good knowledge of building systems, codes and appropriate technology and materials, and an appreciation of and sensitivity toward ecology and the environment. Career Opportunities Graduates with a Bachelor of Architecture will be eligible to apply for the following Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape and Interior design consultancies Real estate consultancies Construction & Project Management Government offices (Ministries and Municipalities) Facility Management Master degrees in Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape and Interior design Teaching positions in the related discipline [-]

BDes in Special Effects for Film & Television

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special... [+]

Special Effects for Film & Television - BDes (Hons) This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special effects designers/animators in advertising, film and TV. Although this programme focuses on the creation and use of physical assets, any modern large scale film or TV production will utilise both physical and digital effects. While you will specialise in your chosen area you will work across fields so that you develop an understanding of the overall production workflow and your contribution to it. You will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials and a great deal of the teaching underpins academic theory as applied to real-life practical scenarios. Special features The programme uses its strong industry links to great effect by bringing in guest speakers from industry, demonstrations of materials and processes from relevant companies, visits to trade events and the opportunity to be involved with graduate recruitment events. You will benefit from our pyrotechnical, make-up and animatronics design expertise and be able to study specialist modules in these areas. There are opportunities to attend European conferences and trade events. What you will learn The programme is made up of modules covering various aspects of designing and making models/sets and the use of digital compositing, animation and CG to create visual effects to be used in scenes within film, TV and commercials. Most of the coursework is project-based, and structured to simulate professional situations as much as possible. Starting with more directed, skills-based work, the student progresses to have increasing control over their own studies, ultimately proposing creative work which reflects their own strengths and interests. As well as developing visual ideas and practical skills, special effects artists have to be able to communicate verbally, and to be able to analyse and synthesise ideas in words. They have to be able to take an idea from a brief or script scene and analyse the most efficient way to execute the process in turning this vision into reality whether using live action practical effects or digital visual effects. Consequently, the programme includes an element of research, discussion, verbal presentation and written work. What you will study Level 1: Scholarship; 3D Physical Processes; Introduction to Visual Effects; Introduction to FX Modelmaking; Introduction to 3D CG; 3D CGI 2. Level 2: Employability and Entrepreneurial Skills; Advanced 3D Physical Processes; Multi Year Group FX Project; Portfolio; Visual Effects & Colour Correction; History of SFX/Animatronics/Make-up/Pyrotechnics. Level 3: Research; Advanced FX Modelmaking; Multi Year Group FX Project 2; Bigature Modelmaking; Major Project. Entry requirements 260 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and mathematics. You will be invited to attend an interview at which you will need to present a portfolio of your recent image-related or project-based work. The quality of the portfolio/interview is the primary basis on which applicants are selected; therefore special consideration will be given to applicants without the above qualifications who have a strong portfolio. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

Bachelor in Animation

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Animation is an infinitely diverse genre of motion picture art with the most intercultural opportunities of our time. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Middle East 2017. Animation is an infinitely diverse genre of motion picture art with the most intercultural opportunities of our time. From cartoons to special effects, from computer games to online interface, from art films to commercials, it offers plenty of room to improve your creativity. While learning the fundamentals of the profession, our students experience classical drawing- and puppet animation and, as a rarity, they also have the possibility to work with 35 mm film. Acquiring the necessary co-artistic fundamentals will enable them to individually develop animated creations with complex technical needs. Excellent professors, an inspiring intellectual community, and an up-to-date and stable technical background provide our graduates with the opportunity to bring the best qualities and talent out. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR YOU: 
 ...if you would like to animate your creations, and are interested in drawing, modelling, rhythms and motions. If you need help with learning how to use different computer softwares and also, if you are already experienced in digital design. CORE SUBJECTS: Animation Design (dramaturgy, production and character design, film-compositing, directing), Drawing and Puppet Animation, 2D and 3D Animation, Modelling, Effects, Typography, Cinematography, Editing, Creative Music and Sound, Motion Picture and Animation History, Production Studies, Classical Studio Seminar Qualification as specified in the degree certificate: Animation Designer “Regarding the form of the classes, the teachers and the subjects, it did attract me and got me interested in the animation world. During my experience I had the opportunity to maximize my possibilities and find what I am capable of. I find lectures and seminars very interesting and well-focused on what the students have to know, generally, to be able to create, process and finish an idea. In general, teachers have great strengths and also weaknesses during the learning process of the students. Although helpfulness, pushing and encouragement to create and knowledge on the fields being taught are, for sure, the qualities of this program.” Rafa Yagüe, 
student of our Animation BA program from Spain “Animation is a fantastic opportunity for creative people to experience the joy of creation and to share it with others too. We await open, curious young people whom we can help find their own paths and voices, as there’s talent in everyone. At our major it will soon turn out what is meant for you, in what things you are the best at. This is the place for you if you are attracted to puppet or 3D animation, if you are interested in directing or simply in animation altogether. “ Éva M. Tóth DLA, PhD, habil 
 College Professor, Balázs Béla Award-winning Animation Film Director [-]

Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) in Architecture

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İzmir

The Faculty of Architecture has two departments, namely that of Architecture and İnterior Architecture and Environmental Design [+]

The Faculty of Architecture has two departments, namely that of Architecture and İnterior Architecture and Environmental Design. These have a total of 450 students comprising about 10% of the university student population. We aim at educating students who have a good knowledge of implementation and the construction market, good acquintance of contemporary materials and detailing and developed creative design capacity. With these in mind, we invite professionals of all kinds to participate in our education and actiivities. There are currently as many visiting lecturers as the permenant staff, but this is to decrease gradually down to 20-30 % in the future. By inviting professionals we aim at uniting theory with practice. In addition, at all times, between 10 to 20% of our academic staff is composed of foreign nationalities. Knowing that love of a profession is the key for success, each academic year we engage in many diverse social and academic activities. Some of these are carried from the local up to the national and international scale. The faculty desires to further develop it’s international relations and this is clearly stated among its development goals and objectives. The Faculty, in parallel to the aims of the University, also serves the city of İzmir and it’s region. We collaborate with several municipalities and government offices in preparing projects and research. These also help increase the experience of our staff and students. We are conscious that good professional knowledge does not suffice and that students will need entrepreneurial skills in order to succeed, when they face market realities in the future. The Faculty, therefore, spends considerable effort in educating its students in this direction. Evidently, all students need to have ability to use computers efficiently. Although a certain number of courses are given in our two departments, all cannot be taught for obvious reasons. We also wish that each one of our students develop his/her freehand drawing capacity. We realise that this slowly disappearing skill needs to be protected preciously and futher developed. Our staff- student relations are carefully managed so that each student feels at home when he or she is at the campus.... [-]


Bachelor in Interior Design

Al Ghurair University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The program curriculum structured gradually starting from studying the design fundamentals and design expression language from manual drafting to CAD and 3D modelling. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Middle East 2017. Bachelor in Interior Design Interior design is a discipline that looks after creating internal environment to meet its activity, functions, and requirements, while being aesthetically pleasing through coordinating all the essential design elements and construction methods side by side. The program curriculum structured gradually starting from studying the design fundamentals and design expression language from manual drafting to CAD and 3D modelling, beside the basics of photography to display & document designs as well as studying different design themes, contents from historical through contemporary to futurism. The program focus on design elements such as color – material & fabrics – acoustics – lighting leading to conceptual design through researches and analysis of different activities such as: residential houses, retail shops, offices, hospitality buildings, furniture design, sustainable & healthy design, and large scale projects. The most important program goal is to reduce the gap between academic and professional life to produce graduates that have the practical knowledge and skills to meet the needs of professional design market and to achieve this the program providing live experience from field trips, guest speakers, community service projects, attending in different contest and eventually by working on live projects through a distinguish internship. The final outcome results in developing a broad vision, an open mind, adaptability and flexibility to new novelties in this changing world so as to eliminate rigidity in the mental framework. Program Goals Provide a solid foundation that combines knowledge, integrative thinking and skills necessary for creating innovative design concepts and projects. Prepare students with sufficient visual and verbal vocabulary required for efficiently communicating design concepts and implementation to concerned individuals and groups. Educate toward understanding the physical, psychological and cultural nature of design users to assess and meet their needs and requirements. Provide learning environment emulating real world situations to prepare graduates for a creative professional life. Program Outcomes Demonstrate understanding of art and design, design theories, discipline-related history and culture backgrounds affecting interior design. Conceptualize and communicate design ideas clearly in oral, written and visual forms. Apply appropriate design approaches fulfilling various functional needs from initial inspiration to a fully completed project. Implement designs using different building systems and apply building industry regulations to assure public health, safety and welfare Identify and use materials, fabrics, color, lighting, other elements and subjects involved in designing and furnishing the space Possess and practice necessary skills and traits for successful interaction with interior design professionals in their future career environment. Integrate various design project elements to conclude and assess design related tasks simulating professional practice environment. Degree Offers The Department offers the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education since 2006. The Graduates are equally prepared to pursue M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in allied fields of Interior Design. Degree Requirements Maximum Number of Semester credits is 18 General Study Courses 30 Credits Foundation Study Courses 27 Credits Specialisation Courses (including Internship) 57 Credits Elective Courses 9 Credits (120 credits on-campus plus 3 credits for Internship off-campus) Career Prospects Graduates are prepared for a career in interior design and its related disciplines. Graduates may choose to set up their own Interior Design practice or freelance as well as working in interior design project management, supervision, consultancies, and contracting. WHY AGU Bachelor of Interior Design? Interior design department educates students for the dynamic and demanding practice of design. Interior design curriculum structured gradually starting from design fundamentals to conceptual design through research and analysis of various culture backgrounds and functions. Interior Design program graduates will be ready to join the professional design market whether setting up their own practice, working in interior design project management, supervision, consultation, contracting, or other related fields. Solid linkage with the design associations and industry. Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research since 2006. [-]

Bachelor of Computer Visualisation and Animation

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years January 2017 United Kingdom Poole

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 ... [-]

Bachelor in Architecture Engineering

Al Ahliyya Amman University
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Jordan Amman

The Department academic staff comprises a group of distinguished full-time graduates of the most prestigious universities and various academic schools of architecture. It also includes creative and experienced architects who possess the required expertise to provide students with modern scientific knowledge. Moreover, the Department includes highly qualified and experienced assistants and lab technicians. To meet the demands of the local market, the students are instructed in the most important architecture theories and modern local and international architecture schools that keep pace with the technological advances in the field of architecture and construction. [+]

Bachelors in Arts in Middle East 2017. The Department of Architecture was founded in the beginning of the second semester of the academic year 2008/2009. The Department academic staff comprises a group of distinguished full-time graduates of the most prestigious universities and various academic schools of architecture. It also includes creative and experienced architects who possess the required expertise to provide students with modern scientific knowledge. Moreover, the Department includes highly qualified and experienced assistants and lab technicians. To meet the demands of the local market, the students are instructed in the most important architecture theories and modern local and international architecture schools that keep pace with the technological advances in the field of architecture and construction. Mission To train creative graduates able to reconcile tradition and modernity. Objectives Providing students with theoretical know-how and practical architectural skills. Developing students’ abilities in solving problems and coping with the requirements of modernization whilst upholding tradition. Developing the technical skills of the students in architectural work environment. Creating able cadres that meet the wants of the marketplace. Enhancing professionalism and work ethics in students. Consolidating scientific research among faculty and students. [-]