Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Visual Arts

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Visual and Performing Arts, General
Description:Our Department of Visual Arts offers hands-on degree programs that develop both the technical and conceptual skills needed to transform ideas into art. As a Visual Arts student you will learn to:

- Communicate visually through various media including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics
- Develop studio skills through practical applications
- Interpret the world, cultures, and daily life through a creative lens
- Critically analyze visual culture

In addition to the in-depth study of studio disciplines, our programs also include the study of art history and art theory, professional development, and outreach opportunities with local art galleries and creative organizations.
URL:Visual Arts at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,446

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Scholarships:9
Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Grade 12 U English, and 5 Additional Grade 12 U or M Credits

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
A portfolio of your artwork is required to be considered for admission into the Visual Arts major.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 03, 2017

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