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The mission of the department of Fine Arts from Bishop’s University is to produce independent, critical thinkers who are able to discover and synthesize diverse types of knowledge, and understand the interconnections between the fine arts and other academic disciplines.
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Overview

Students completing the programs in Fine Arts from Bishop’s University develop a well-rounded perspective on the world; develop critical thinking skills and creative problem solving abilities; and communication skills transferable to many environments within and beyond fine arts related fields.  

The degree earned is a liberal arts degree, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), a less specialized yet more versatile diploma, unlike a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.). Students obtain a foundation for possible careers in teaching, the practice of art, museum curatorship, arts administration or art librarianship, among others.

Why study Fine Arts at Bishop’s?

Studio work at Bishop’s normally begins with the entry level courses, introductions to practice in two- and three-dimensional media, combined with the application of critical concepts to visual experience and art-making. Students may take courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography. Each of these areas is taught by an instructor who is a dedicated teacher and active practitioner in his or her field. 

Expanded purpose built studio facilities in the Fine Arts Building provide adequate space for medium size classes offering individual attention to students ‘ work and a group atmosphere that is congenial and supportive. Regarding entrance to all studio courses, priority is given to Fine Arts students.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation Studio 
  • Drawing 
  • Introduction to Fibre Art 
  • Photography
  • Landscape Drawing and Painting 
  • Independent Study in Studio Art 

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    90

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General Requirements

  • Normally have completed 12 years of formal schooling and received a secondary school credential that would permit you access to university in that country. If you are studying at or have graduated from secondary school in a country where secondary school finishes after only 11 years of formal schooling your application will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Minimum average required varies depending upon curriculum followed; transcripts are reviewed on an individual basis. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    652 CAD/credit
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  • National

    84 CAD/credit
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Out-of Province and French Citizens & Belgian Francophone: $264 per credit

Living costs for Sherbrooke

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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