MA in Visual Arts

General

Program Description

VISUAL ARTS is a follow-up master's degree programme that combines practical studio-based seminars and workshops with theoretical lectures on art theory and history. It is designed for BA or MA degree holders from universities and colleges abroad, irrespective of country. It aims at providing foreign students with good education in the chosen discipline in order to prepare them for individual or team specialist profession all over the world.

After two years of studies, students are required to submit a diploma work consisting of a thesis and a diploma project defense. Successful programme graduates obtain an internationally acknowledged academic degree MgA. together with Diploma Supplement containing information about subjects taken at the university. In Visual Arts, importance is attached not only to a balanced combination of practice (mastering craft and technical or technological procedures) and theory (Art History and critical reflection of the current issues in the chosen discipline) but also to an interdisciplinary approach.

AAAD students are offered a unique chance to be taught by eminent and internationally renowned authorities and to deepen their dialogue with young talented people with various cultural and social backgrounds. More info can be found on our website: https://www.umprum.cz/web/en/study/visual-arts-program https://www.umprum.cz/web/en/study/visual-arts-program/faq

ADMISSION CONDITIONS

To be accepted to VA program, an applicant needs to have: BA degree in fine arts and related technical disciplines (when applying for architecture, BA in architecture is a condition; high standard of artwork submitted by the applicant in the form of his/her portfolio basic knowledge of Art History and Aesthetics; good command of English that will be the language of communication among students and their teachers throughout the two years of VA study. Application deadline: 30th May.

A list of studios which prospective students can apply for: Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Type Design and Typography, Illustration and Graphics, Film and TV Graphics; Architecture I, Architecture II, Architecture III; Painting, SuperMedia, Intermedia, Photography, Sculpture; Product Design, Industrial Design, Interior and Furniture Design; Glass, Fashion and Footwear Design, Ceramics and Porcelain, Textile Design, K.O.V – Concept – Object – Meaning (Metal and Jewelry).

Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

To train new work forces for art industry, and to train teacher forces for the purposes of education on the fields of arts and crafts and for the purposes of teaching drawing at high schools" was the ... Read More

To train new work forces for art industry, and to train teacher forces for the purposes of education on the fields of arts and crafts and for the purposes of teaching drawing at high schools" was the aim of the School of Decorative Arts declared by the Founding Charter. In spite of the fact that it was not a university, it did not fit the contemporary system of secondary education: it was subordinate directly to the Ministry of Culture and Education and from its beginnings promoted the tolerant and creative approach of its teachers and professors. Read less