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Bachelor of Arts in Art and Education

Double major

Programme Type


The Art major develops learners’ competencies in Visual Art through courses in studio practice and critical studies, enabling you to become confident and independent practitioners.  Learning is conducted through a wide range of visual art courses spanning 2D and 3D media, contemporary digital technologies, and art theories. Courses are taught by accomplished artists and experts in the field in well-equipped, purpose-built studios. The programme will culminate with an Arts-based research project where you will develop your personal artistic voice and create a body of works for public exhibition.

    Academic Discipline Minimum Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Art and Education 

    Important Note
    Meeting the minimum requirement for a specific academic subject does not guarantee the allocation of the academic subject.

    Allocation of academic subject is dependent on ranking based on student teachers’ qualifications and results (at the discretion of the academic group) as well as the availability of vacancies.

    A pass at GCE 'A' Level in Art
    A pass in H2 level in Art
    A pass at Higher level in Art (IB Diploma)
    At least a major CAP of 2.0 for NUS High School Diploma in Fine Art
    Art-Related Diploma from recognised colleges and polytechnics
    Candidates with ‘A’ Level or H2 level or Higher level (IB Diploma) from any discipline with strong art portfolios will be considered.
    Art Focused interview is compulsory for all applicants.

    Suitability Tests
    Applicants may, at the discretion of the Singapore Ministry of Education and the University, be required to undergo such tests as may be set to assess their suitability for University study and teacher-training and to appear for interviews.

    Please refer here for more information.

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