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Art Practice

University of California, Berkeley

48 months
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29754 USD/year
29754 USD/year
14312 USD/year
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About

The University of California, Berkeley Department of Art Practice offers an undergraduate program in studio art which provides a firm grounding in basic techniques and principles while encouraging guided experimentation. 

Overview

Art Practice curriculum at University of California, Berkeley provides technical and conceptual training,  and develops critical understandings across a broad range of media and disciplines, including : painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture (wood, metal, ceramics, and mixed media), photography, installation, performance art, video, animation, sound, and in the newly emerged fields of programming, interactivity, game design, and AR/VR. Art Majors are expected to round out the required studio courses with Art History and Theory classes.

Learning outcomes

Art Practice students are deeply engaged with their art forms, rigorously committed to their craft, and highly capable of invigorating conceptual, technical, and critical creative research.  Students gain direct experience with a broad range of arts professionals and display spaces, through in-person meetings with artists and curators, and through gallery and museum visits. The department graduates students with potential for significant artistic and cultural impact, with many  pursuing careers as professional artists, designers, and teachers, or in arts-related activities with museums, galleries, arts management, publishing, and artists’ organizations.

Programme Structure

  • Acquire and develop practical production skills across different disciplines, e.g. digital media, painting, photography, sculpture, video, etc.

  • Gain knowledge of art histories and how art discourses and practices have adapted into current understandings and forms.

  • Gain conceptual and critical skills in generating and evaluating artistic work.

  • Develop the above skills as part of, or within social and ethical practices.

  • Translate all the above towards professional and career development.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who apply to Berkeley should meet the following minimum requirements:

    Meet the A-G subject course requirements. 
  • Have a 3.0 GPA in A-G courses taken in the 10th and 11th grade years. (3.4 GPA for non-residents)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14312 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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