Bachelor of Art Education
The Art Education programme equips students with the critical thinking skills, technical knowledge and ability to transfer knowledge of the visual arts in a formal educational environment. Students are enabled to become agents of change in the local and international education systems and are challenged and supported to excel in an extremely demanding and incredibly rewarding career as a teacher. Art Education majors take courses in a range of studio areas. The focus of their programme is on professional studies, with emphasis on producing committed educators.
- Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C.
- Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission.
- English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants.
- Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants.
- PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings were done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants.
- ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at www.ets.org/toefl.
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