Visual Art (BFA)

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

This program focuses on visual art practice, critical theory, and art history. If you're seeking a specialized program in the practice of art, the BFA provides an excellent foundation in a variety of fields involving the making and understanding of visual art and contemporary aesthetics.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Arts
  • Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • Yes Honours Option

The Visual Art program leading to the Bachelor of Fine Art allows you to select a Major or Honours degree. Both BFA and BA programs develop the creative and intellectual potential of each individual student through the practice and study of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, multimedia, and digital media. The BFA is designed for those contemplating a career in the visual arts and who seek a liberal arts education within a dynamic university setting.

Campus features

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is the home of the UBC Fine Arts Gallery, and houses the university art collection & archive.

What can you do with this major after graduation?

Program Requirements

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