The degree course in Visual Arts is one of the projects of the Lusófona University of Lisbon in the field of culture and contemporary art, and its specialization is Painting, Drawing and Public Art. The entire teaching team is directly related to culture and art. Visual Arts teachers have a significant artistic activity and are researchers in the field of Fine Arts.
The degree course in Visual Arts, inserted at ECATI - School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies at ULHT - guarantees that, within the scope of an interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration, the spectrum of individual interests of students is supported by tutors and technically assisted by specialists, which allows for diversified results at the media level.
Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Bachelor | 6 Semesters | 180 ECTS
This study cycle accepts candidates who submit their application via the institutional entrance competition and have obtained a positive score in one of the following national entrance exams:
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Candidates may also apply via the regimes of institution/programme transfer or via Special Application, in accordance with the legal regulations in force (holders of higher education degree, holders of a Technological Specialization Course, holders of Professional Higher Technician Course or Over 23 years of Age).
Candidates who meet the requirements defined in the International Student Statute can also apply.
Have completed a total of 180 ECTS
The objective of the Degree in Visual Arts is to train professionals of excellence who can integrate the arts system. To Achieve this goal, the Visual Arts Degree program is based on work in a studio where students develop their own creative / artistic path under pedagogical guidance and technical assistance according to their individual needs. In order to encourage and challenge learning, a program of study visits to artists' ateliers and explorations in relevant cultural places (galleries, museums, public and private cultural institutions) is simultaneously developed to make the current reality known. the artistic context in direct contact with its main agents. Through the experiences, a debate is promoted that gradually raises awareness and leads to artistic questions, at the same time as the integration of the student in an environment of professionalization.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
The Degree in Visual Arts is structured on a conceptual continuum to ensure learning (in the 1st year), the development and expansion of practical, technical, artistic, theoretical and conceptual skills directly related to the Arts (2nd year) that culminate in the project autonomy of each student (3rd year). In this process, the individual visual intelligence that each student brings/has is highlighted and developed. Simultaneously, it seeks to increase self-criticism and a sense of artistic responsibility and provide strategies for the development of creative and authorial autonomy. Methods/resources/strategies are taught to investigate, practice and theorize in the field of Visual Arts where the student understands their creative potential as a professional and masters the means of painting, drawing, engraving, illustration and implements projects in the field public art and community relations.
Equipments and venues
All ECATI infrastructures support students in the Visual Arts Degree course, namely: Painting and Drawing Workshop nude model Atelier equipped with easels and drawing boards reserved for students. (workshop rooms 24/24) Specialist, pedagogical and technical support that includes photography, silkscreen, film, video, sound and electronic devices laboratories to produce digital animation. The privileged situation of its facilities in Lisbon, the capital city with the greatest cultural offer in the country, expands the range of learning resources that include visits to the most important galleries, museums, libraries, cultural institutions and theaters.
Digital Composition Laboratory;
Digital Photography Laboratory;
Studio HD; Multimedia Laboratories;
3D Animation Laboratory;
Sound Post-Production Laboratory;
Lab Tech ¿ Laser Cutting Lab
Generally speaking, all students can continue their academic path in Masters in the field of Arts (CNAEF 21). At ULHT these areas are present in all Masters of the DCAM - Department of Cinema and Media Arts, and also in the Masters in Teaching Visual Arts in the 3rd Cycle of Basic Education and in Secondary Education (FCSEA- Faculty of Social Sciences, Education and ULHT Administration).
More specifically, students can continue their academic path in Masters in the area of Fine Arts (CNAEF 211), in order to consolidate their training as artists or professionals integrated in the artistic system.
- Visual Artist in Painting, Drawing, Illustration, Public Art and interdisciplinary areas.
- Development of Research Projects in the field of Fine Arts and interdisciplinary crossover.
- Teaching in the field of Fine Arts (Painting and Drawing).
- Curatorial/commissioned advice in cultural institutions, public and private.
- Educational service in cultural institutions (Museums, Galleries)
- Professionals in the Image area: set designer, designer, advertising and fashion artist, Sketch Artist, illustrator, printing, interior decorator and a whole range of possibilities associated with Image.
This degree works on a daytime basis.
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