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Sculpture, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
Department of Sculpture from Seoul National University is currently organized into a four-year undergraduate program (BFA course), and two-year graduate programs (MFA course and DFA Course).
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The Sculpture department from Seoul National University carries out systematic and balanced education by means of theoretical and practical approaches to several materials and their physicality of which sculpture is consisted in order to train students’ expression ability in plastic art heightening our culture’s own property. 

Learning outcomes

In order to achieve this, during the initial course of freshman year, students are required to understand plastic arts theory on cubic and spatial notions, as well as develop their expression abilities, which individually and synthetically apply these notions to their works.

Throughout the rest of the BFA course, students will be exposed to advanced themes with the goal of attaining unique expression abilities through more experimental and creative ways of thinking. Furthermore, the Department of

Sculpture aims to train creative experts whom our society and nation demands through recommending its students’ various aesthetic research activities based on organic harmony of virtue of both tradition and contemporaneity, so that students are able to nurture individual artistic qualities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sculpture 
  • Wood Sculpture
  • Basic Ceramics
  • Visual Design Foundation
  • Basic Metalwork
  • Introductory Sculpture Seminar

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Counselor Reference
  • Official Highschool Transcript and Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of Both Parents' Passport
  • Official Document Indication parent-child relationship between the applicant and his or her parents
  • Financial Certification
  • Portfolio, Records of Achievement
  • Proof of Language Proficiency
  • Agreement for Verification of Academic Record

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6142 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3071 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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KRW 3,653,000

Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

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