Original title in Czech: Výtvarná uměníFAVUAbbreviation: Acad. year: 2017/2018Level of course unit: Bachelor's
Title awarded: BcA.
Level of qualification: Bachelor's (1st cycle)
Qualification awarded: BcA. in the field "Fine Arts"
Specific admission requirements
Students must have a High School Certificate and relevant skills, talent, and knowledge.
Profile of the programme
The BA course profile consists of mandatory exams and seminars which will provide students with a basic sum of knowledge and skills to find and process information relevant to their field practice. Students will learn to analyze given phenomena and place them into historical and cultural contexts. In their studio practice, students take ownership of their practical and theoretical basics so as to be able work independently in their discipline, make qualified decisions, or transmit them further in their prospective teaching practice. At the end of the course, BA students will have acquired general knowledge of theory and history of art and other relevant disciplines. They will be able to conduct independent research on given topics. BA students acquire practical skills primarily in department assignments, in activities and events organized by their department, and they are also given the possibility to try other artistic disciplines by attending another department during one or more semesters. Students are also encouraged to attend study exchanges both abroad and in the Czech Republic. During the BA course, students attend English courses for two years and are obliged to take an exam at the Intermediate level (B1]. It is desirable that students have already at least pre-intermediate language skills as the courses at FFA are opened at this level and higher. The State Exam consists of two parts. In their practical thesis, students submit an artistic or design project. The theoretical part (oral exam from the history or art) tests the students' knowledge and their ability to work with it synthetically.
Key learning outcomes
Bachelor course students are equipped with general knowledge of art history and theory and related fields, and with knowledge necessary for work specific to their ateliers. They are able to search for further information purposefully and work with it.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
Graduates of the BA program at the FFA have general awareness of the essential phenomena, personalities, and contexts from the history of art and architecture from the beginnings to present. Apart from that, they have mastered the basics of philosophy, aesthetics and they are instructed in elements of music, literature, film, or photography. They are able to research independently and creatively process the obtained information according to their specialization. Students are also able to communicate in English on intermediate level (B1 European Referential Framework). The BA graduates can work as freelance artists capable of completing private and public commissions, they can work as curators, organizers, or teachers. They are also ready to take up new creative positions in newly developing technological disciplines. The graduates’ knowledge and practical skills are profiled according to their studio specialization.
Access to further studies
Students can study further in the MA program provided by the FFA or any other art academy or faculty.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading
bachelor's thesis, final state examination
Mode of study
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