Thompson Rivers University

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Visual Arts Diploma

Thompson Rivers University

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Visual and Performing Arts, General
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,487
Careers:Musicians and Singers


From theory to gallery
Experiment with a variety of mediums and focus on your studio work away from distraction. Find inspiration and motivation within your studio peer group.

Advance your skills in paint mixing, application techniques and complex approaches with everything from watercolour to oil.
Explore printmaking with silkscreen, etching and develop your photographic media expertise within the dark room and processing studio.
Work within a range of materials, objects, techniques, and ideas fundamental to three dimensional aspects of visual art.
Gain a working knowledge of topics related to historical and contemporary practices.
Drawing from this to define and discuss works in a present-day context will become second nature.
Participate in art shows on campus and locally, while showcasing your work alongside other students and your professors. Take advantage of opportunities to be featured in international galleries while earning credits towards a degree or choose to study abroad for a semester.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have Grade 12 (or equivalent), and English 12/English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent).

* 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 April 09, 2024