Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts Studies in Europe

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Fine Arts Studies

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.

The area of fine arts studies is made up of a variety of disciplines. Students often choose to study one particular area such as photography, graphic design, animation, screenwriting, illustration, painting, sculpting, acting, dance, filmmaking or music.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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Bachelor - Fine Arts

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

The bachelor of Fine Arts takes four years. Each year consists of two semesters, divided into study periods. Every year, semester and study period has its own theme. During the core programme you will develop you own visual work. [+]

Bachelors in Fine Arts Studies in Europe 2017. Fine Arts: www.hanzegroningen.eu/finearts Are you inquisitive, eager and curious? Are you passionate about art? Then studying Fine Arts at Minerva Academy of Art could the right choice for you. This programme offers you the opportunity to experiment and play, to learn and to create. You don’t wait for someone to give you an assignment. You get to work yourself. This is how you create your own future as an independent fine artist. What do you need to successfully graduate as an independent, fine artist? We like you to show us that you have an open, curious and especially inquisitive attitude. You don’t take the world on face value; you want to get to the bottom of things. You want to be the one who is in control of the imaginative process of converting ideas, thoughts and desires into images. We encourage an international focus: many of our students are from abroad. That is why this bachelor’s programme is taught fully in English. This means that English is the language we use during classes. Instruction and coaching in Dutch is possible in individual cases. It is important to get used to an international setting right from the start. This way you will also feel at home abroad and you will learn to get by as an artist all over the word. You do so by experimenting, investigating, reflecting and especially by creating a lot. You convert your ideas, desires and fascinations into images... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 France Paris

The photography curriculum balances analog and digital technologies with an emphasis on developing a creative vision and gaining a solid understanding of the image-making process. The program considers not only the technical aspects of image creation and production, but also examines how photographs are disseminated, presented, discussed, used, documented or archived: in short, how they function in today’s image driven society. [+]

Contemporary photography goes beyond the technical concerns of mastering the technique; it is about the nature, the power of the content and how it can be used, because the image is not only a tool of transmission but also an instrument of understanding. — Klaus Fruchtnis, Chair of Photography The photography curriculum balances analog and digital technologies with an emphasis on developing a creative vision and gaining a solid understanding of the image-making process. The program considers not only the technical aspects of image creation and production, but also examines how photographs are disseminated, presented, discussed, used, documented or archived: in short, how they function in today’s image driven society. The department equally addresses technical and conceptual skills, since both are essential to any successful photographic practice. Students are encouraged to work cross-disciplinary and may attend courses in other departments such as Communication Design, Fine Arts, or Fashion, in order to think about photography’s broader applications, implications and contexts. Through a progressive core seminar structure, lectures, lab and studio courses as well as an internship, students gain first-hand commercial experience from practicing photographers and learn about innovative, cutting-edge approaches relevant to a photographic practice, while defining their own unique way of working. The four-year photography program includes a direct-entry option, allowing students to specialize in image-making from the first year. However, students who have enrolled in the more general Foundation year program can still declare their major in Photography after the end of the Foundation year and will need to... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 France Paris

With Paris as its extraordinarily rich cultural setting, the PCA Fine Arts Department promotes the development of artistic skills, the expression of creative processes, and an informed awareness of how art practice intersects with current visual, cultural and societal concerns. [+]

Bachelors in Fine Arts Studies in Europe 2017. Teaching art is about initiating total involvement, passion, questioning and questioning the questioning, experimenting, process, investigating ideas, inventing and finding visual answers. – Véronique Devoldère, Chair of Fine Arts With Paris as its extraordinarily rich cultural setting, the PCA Fine Arts Department promotes the development of artistic skills, the expression of creative processes, and an informed awareness of how art practice intersects with current visual, cultural and societal concerns. Students gain a strong foundation in the artistic tradition via both established and new media, thus enriching their capacity for communication and expression as a whole. The curriculum balances a full investigation of traditional media: drawing, painting and sculpture, with extensive explorations in video, installation, performance, photography and digital imaging. The new focus program in the junior year allows students to choose a 2D, 3D or 4D orientation. Elective courses in other departments open students to new and different methods and processes. Interdisciplinary practice provokes students to pursue and develop individual artistic modes of inquiry. Application of theory and criticism shape students’ ability to work and think critically and analytically. Courses in Art History and Critical Studies, critiques, debates and tutorials, and the considerable resources available in Paris, direct students to an informed exploration within both historical and contemporary art practices. Museum and gallery visits are an integral aspect of the curriculum. Curriculum Foundation Drawing I Materials and Dimensions I City as Studio Introduction to Digital Media I Introduction to Art & Design... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 France Paris

The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design encourages a thorough yet versatile design approach, following systematic and coordinated methodologies. With an emphasis on Retail and Commercial Spaces, the program is intended for undergraduate students aiming to become professional interior designers specialized in retail, commercial, exhibition and event spaces. [+]

Interior design is the art of defining spaces that surround us…from the inside out. Whether within intimately small spaces or much larger schemes, within residential, commercial or work related places, the interior designer must demonstrate the ability to adapt and develop, way beyond simple decoration, subtle design proposals both sensitive to context and responsive to complex constraints and specific requirements. The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design encourages a thorough yet versatile design approach, following systematic and coordinated methodologies. With an emphasis on Retail and Commercial Spaces, the program is intended for undergraduate students aiming to become professional interior designers specialized in retail, commercial, exhibition and event spaces. Inter-disciplinary in nature and structure, the studio and the classroom serve as complementary spaces for design thinking and creative expression as well as technical and professional skills development. The course builds up towards a final individual project which is presented before a panel of critics, followed by a 6 month mandatory internship and thesis. The significant studio practice and the plurality of choices offered by this program prepare graduates for immediate insertion into the interior design field in Paris and internationally, or for entry into specialized Masters degree programs. Set within the unique context of Paris, with its rich historical and cultural heritage, prestigious and innovative interior design concepts and renowned leading figures in the field, the school is an ideal setting to pursue the development of a clear and personal creative direction within this discipline. Curriculum Foundation Drawing I... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 France Paris

The art and business of fashion give form and function to clothing, a basic human need, imbuing it with meaning in the ever-evolving language of style. The Fashion Design courses at PCA are intimate and hands-on, allowing for each student to be closely followed by his or her instructor. [+]

Bachelors in Fine Arts Studies in Europe 2017. With a lifetime of experience of fashion, in front of and behind the curtain, I am convinced that Paris should be at the heart of a fashion education. No other place in the world has the diversity you find here – from Haute Couture to Ready-to-Wear to market-driven fashion. – Donald Potard, Chair of Fashion Design The art and business of fashion give form and function to clothing, a basic human need, imbuing it with meaning in the ever-evolving language of style. The Fashion Design courses at PCA are intimate and hands-on, allowing for each student to be closely followed by his or her instructor. Our classrooms emulate the working process of a professional design studio from conceptual drawings to the selection of colors and fabrics, as well as pattern-making and the construction of finished garments. Students acquire an understanding of tools, materials, construction techniques and textile design methods, enabling them to express their individual creative visions. Intensive concept and design courses, weekly critiques, workshops with industry professionals and the study of Parisian prêt-à-porter help students to develop originality and acquire an understanding of their craft. Beyond the school atelier, exposure to trade fairs, designer shows and museum exhibitions all foster a keen understanding of the European marketplace. Visiting critics help familiarize students with the design requirements and specificities of various markets, while company-driven projects expose students to the real world challenges they will face in the business of style. Senior year... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design

Paris College Of Art
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 France Paris

The digital revolution has opened up communication design to new disciplines that require students to excel not only in traditional design skills, but in design research methodology, human-centered concept development and system design processes. [+]

The digital revolution has opened up communication design to new disciplines that require students to excel not only in traditional design skills, but in design research methodology, human-centered concept development and system design processes. Communication designers give form to information in advertising, publishing and editorial design, corporate and exhibition design, websites, multimedia, environmental graphics, signs and maps, service design, interaction design, film and video. In all these fields, the need to clearly and succinctly inform, entertain and persuade remains a critical concern. Located in an internationally renowned mecca for artists and designers, PCA offers Communication Design majors a unique opportunity to broaden their cultural and creative perspectives. Not only is the metropolitan landscape an ideal setting to experience graphic design in action, but the city’s vibrant community of design professionals is a rich resource for students as they develop their own visual language. The comprehensive curriculum at PCA establishes a solid foundation in visual form and design principles, as well as addressing the methodologies and issues behind contemporary graphic design. Visits to Parisian art and design institutions like the Pompidou Center, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, La Gaité Lyrique, and the Palais de Tokyo provide a wealth of opportunities to view the trajectory of European communication design from its historical roots through to its latest trends. Curriculum Foundation Year Drawing I Materials and Dimensions I City as Studio Introduction to Digital Media I Introduction to Art & Design Critical Thinking & Writing I Drawing II Materials and Dimensions II Introduction... [-]

Bachelor in Photography

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

You will develop into an image specialist who – in your individual and questioning way – uses photography as a tool to portray a world in ways that are thought provoking and visually challenging. [+]

Bachelors in Fine Arts Studies in Europe 2017. You will be developing as an image specialist who uses photography and other media in order to visually express own vision of reality in thought-provoking and personal ways. Studying Photography means developing new ways of thinking and seeing. You relate to the world through (photographic) images, and as a professional photographer you need to know how to deal with this powerful medium. What is your personal vision in relation to photography as a medium and an art form? You will be developing as an image specialist who, in their own individual and questioning way, uses photography as a tool for portraying the world in thought-provoking and visually challenging ways. You relate to the world through images, by applying your knowledge of the properties of the medium of photography. Photographic images have their own distinctive character, provide specific opportunities, and occupy a special position within contemporary visual culture. As a photographer, you also possess knowledge of the language and general meanings of images, which you are able to apply for your own purposes. Photography is increasingly about the way in which photographic images relate to the world, not only in terms of visual culture but also to society in general. This means that you not only learn to create powerful and distinctive images, but also to create images that relate in a powerful way to photography as a medium. You will be working collaboratively and making connections with other image makers, with society,... [-]

Bachelor in Fine Arts

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

You develop your artistic talent through multi-facetted training in all aspects of the profession: applied artistic research, conceptual development, technical skills, communication and presentation of and entrepreneurship in the arts. [+]

Art theory, research and experimentation all play a prominent role within your study programme Art exists within a network of cross-references: the artist reflects upon the world at large. Within the Fine Art study programme, you will be learning to define and redefine what art is – or can be – in relation to society. You will be developing your artistic talent through a versatile training in all aspects of the profession: applied artistic research, concept development, ‘making’ skills, communication and presentation of your work, as well as entrepreneurial skills specifically relevant to the domain of the arts. This way you will become a creating pioneer, working on your own self-directed visual research projects. You will delve into art theory and history in connection with current discourses within the arts, research of the artistic practice, learning and experimenting with various ‘making = thinking’ skills, writing as a (visual) medium, developing and presenting your ideas, collaborating with fellow art and design students. After graduating you will be qualified for working through social, commercial or autonomous contemporary art platforms; become a maker and/or mediator in the arts; a curator or a cultural organiser; a social researcher using artistic means and methods; or a master-level student in fine art, media technology, cultural management or artistic research. Your personal artistic plan You will be developing your artistic talent through a versatile training in all aspects of the profession: applied artistic research, concept development, technical skills, as well as communication, presentation and entrepreneurial skills specifically... [-]

BA in Contemporary Arts School

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Como
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Como

How to work in contemporary art today? The Triennial course of Contemporary Arts School aims to train professionals of the main so-called system of Art, by artists of every discipline to Curators, the event organizers, up to press officers and the Artistic Directors. The course focuses on the analysis of the key trends in recent art history, but also on the study of systems of economic relations, culture and society that characterize an ever changing industry. The practical disciplines and fundamental theoretical, is accompanied, in fact, the acquisition of tools Marketing, Communication and New Media, and finally of Art Economics. The curricular plan has three guidelines: Curatorship, Marketing & Communication and Contemporary Arts, which develops in particular the study of the elements of analysis and communication related to curating events, with specific focus on the drafting of critical texts, design and preparation exhibitions, communication and off-line, composition and realization of editorial products. [+]

Bachelors in Fine Arts Studies in Europe 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN The three-year course of the School of Contemporary Arts, provides a good basic training and an adequate humanistic and scientific training in the field of production, organization and communication of the visual arts. In particular the activities of the course aim to develop a sound overall knowledge of the basics of the history of art - from the modern to the contemporary - and design methodologies and communication of the visual arts, from a plant to know the historical, literary and artistic culture which is the prerequisite for all appropriate specialist examination. The lessons aim to present the materials in terms of design and placing the system in connection with the dynamics and the new values that fuel the contemporary art market. The professional figure that emerges is that of a professional able to cover different roles within his aesthetic and social areas. Alongside the strictly artistic skills, students are encouraged to develop the ability to design and self-promotion, for ease of insertion on the market and critical awareness of their work. The courses are structured to provide adequate theoretical and practical knowledge for professionals in the so-called Art System (artists, curators, event organizers, press officers and Artistic Directors), with specific preparation, but sufficiently elastic, which can fulfill the communication and organization of artistic materials relating to contemporary art in 'area of the various departments involved in these tasks: museum institution to private gallery, from publishing... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Minin University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Nizhny Novgorod

Dream to become a true master of pen? To have outstanding oratory skills and sear the hearts of men with righteous word? Are you in love with theater and have reviewed all the latest and classical productions? [+]

Major: "Verbal and Dramatic art pedagogy" Dream to become a true master of pen? To have outstanding oratory skills and sear the hearts of men with righteous word? Are you in love with theater and have reviewed all the latest and classical productions? Then this is the perfect direction for you! Students learn the art of eloquence, rhetoric and history of theater. Verbal and Dramatic art pedagogy - is not Fine Arts, not merely Drama classes, but above all is the study of the world by exploring the unique language of the scene. This means imagination and creativity, play and phantasy. Teaching future great actors is an equally great task that someone has to take. And so graduates of this profile may have a hand in teaching those stars-to-be! Where can I work after graduation: Graduates find work to their profile in theater groups, philharmonic societies, art galleries and fund; Academic and other on-Science and Research Institute (SRI); state and local government organizations; in the bodies of protection of cultural heritage; think tanks; in the public and government organizations information- analytical profile; in the media (including electronic); institutions primary and secondary education. [-]

History of Art

Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

Education objectives 1) To acquire theoretical knowledge of the History of Art, both international and Portuguese, from Antiquity to contemporary times; 2) To master the concepts and basic methodologies of History of Art; 3) To acquire skills to analyse and identify works of art; [+]

Bachelors in Fine Arts Studies in Europe 2017. Education objectives 1) To acquire theoretical knowledge of the History of Art, both international and Portuguese, from Antiquity to contemporary times; 2) To master the concepts and basic methodologies of History of Art; 3) To acquire skills to analyse and identify works of art; 4) To develop conceptual and critical abilities towards artistic objects and their contextualisation; 5) To acquire the ability to use knowledge of the History of Art for civic and social intervention; 6) To apply knowledge of the History of Art when reflecting upon the cultural identity of different societies; 7) To master appropriate knowledge of the History of Art to work within the fields of Museology and Heritage Studies. Access conditions Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education. Degree pre-requisites Duration: 3 years/6 semesters. Students must perform 180 credits: 120 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 30 credits to be chosen in a set of elective optionals and 30 credits undertaken in free-elective optionals or in a minor of another scientific area. Every semester, the student may not sign up in more than 30 credits, respecting the precedence when these have been set. At the beginning of each semester, students will be advised of the... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts Drawing and Paintings / Italian Fine Arts

Accademia Europea di Firenze - European Academy of Florence
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Florence

Students of Drawing and Paintings master the fundamentals, vary materials and techniques, study color theory, and play with form, structure, proportion. The BFA program prepares students for professional careers in art, focusing on bidimensional art Drawing / Painting Track. [+]

Since the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Florence has been one of the capitals of drawing and paintings disciplines. Masterpieces of artists such Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo are only the highlights of an incredibly rich visual arts tradition that still is very present and a constant inspiration all over the city. Students of Drawing and Paintings master the fundamentals, vary materials and techniques, study color theory, and play with form, structure, proportion. The BFA program prepares students for professional careers in art, focusing on bidimensional art Drawing / Painting Track. This practice-based course develops the student's ability to express ideas through painting and drawing and is supported by an integrated theory program. This enables them to explore personal ideas, develop an artistic language and understand the cultural position of their work in relation to historical and contemporary painting starting from the European and the Italian styles and fundamentals. Florence and the Renaissance period are the ground for the exchange of ideas and for the independent thinking, arriving to consolidate sound intellectual and practical skills. The course is taught by practicing painters and theorists in excellent spacious studios, within a lively art school community. Internationally known visiting speakers enrich the curriculum. Students complete their studies by participating in the School of The Arts degree exhibitions. First Year Critical Studies Foundation 2D Foundation Drawing 1 Studio Drawing I Foundation MediaI History of Drawing and Painting Italian Language A1 Foundation 3D History of Art and Design Introduction to Painting History... [-]