Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree seeks to educate a cadre of artists, teachers of art, arts critics, arts officers and arts managers who will advance the exploration and appreciation of the arts in the Caribbean. It will provide the knowledge base and skills required to develop arts and cultural resources within the contemporary Caribbean. The curriculum for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is organised around a common core of knowledge and concepts derived from developments in art history, theory and practice of the arts; interdisciplinary arts, Caribbean Studies; and cultural studies.

Requirements for the BFA Degree

  • A minimum of 90 credit hours is required for the BFA degree, including 54 credits obtained for courses in Creative Arts disciplines (equivalent to a 'Special' in other disciplines);
  • All other normal Faculty requirements as specified in the Regulations for the BFA Degree must be met;
  • Students wishing to declare a Minor must seek special permission from the Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Education. Special permission from the relevant Faculty is required for out-of-Faculty minors.

Programme Structure



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Duration:  3 years for full time students, 4 years for part time students
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