BA (Hons) Fine Art Experimental Media

 

Overview

This exciting fine art programme in experimental and interactive media allows students the opportunity to master a wide range of digital media, including advanced animation techniques, digital video, web and sound production.

Step into artistic multimedia experimentation. Explore new media technologies and interactive processes in a specialist fine art learning environment while developing a personal discipline in the area of your choice.

This undergraduate programme includes two great qualifications, an HND Fine Art at the end of the second year and a Fine Art Experimental Media Bachelor’s degree at the end of the third year. Applicants with previous university education in other fields of art and design may apply directly into the second or third year.

Opportunity & Inspiration

  • Explore a creative approach to interactive and experimental media from a fine art perspective.
  • Participate in intensive lectures and workshops devoted to the exploration of new media.
  • Work directly with well known international, European and Czech artists and practitioners.
  • Art professionals and academics bring their global experience and influence directly into the classroom.
  • Specialize through independent study with lecturers from different areas of art as you work on projects of your own choice.

Career Success

Graduates leave prepared for work and study in many areas of digital and interactive arts, including web design, new media industries, TV, film, radio and multimedia and animation. Graduates are also prepared to engage in various forms of studio practice including grant writing and residency application.

Some of our outstanding alumni who have completed this degree include:

 

What you study

An academic team of specialist practitioners works in partnership with an established programme of visiting artists to ensure you have access to a diverse and extensive range of fine art expertise. You will be in contact with artist-led organisations, have the opportunity to establish a support network for arts practice and undertake study visits directly related to your personal research.

Progress tutorials throughout the programme are designed to help you develop clear and realistic objectives for continued professional development and employment.

Year 1

  • Development of Fine Art Language
  • Ideas Generation & Development in Art & Design
  • Animation Techniques for Interactivity in Art & Design
  • Drawing Techniques and Processes
  • Digital Video Post Production and Editing
  • Professional Sound Production using Interactive Media
  • Contextual & Cultural Referencing in Art & Design
  • Interactive Media Web Authoring
  • 2D, 3D / Time-Based Digital Applications

Year 2

  • Critical Study in Art & Design
  • Fine Art Digital Applications
  • Installation and Performance in Fine Arts
  • Traditional Media Units
  • Research Project
  • Professional Practice in Art and Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Management of Art Exhibitions
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Year 3

  • Engaging With Art: Reading, Thinking & Writing
  • Independent Studio Practice
  • Exhibition Project

 

Entry requirements

1. High school or previous college education, which could be one of the following:

  • a Czech high school diploma (maturita)
  • one A-level pass or LCCIEB equivalent
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • a Prague College Diploma
  • an American high school diploma, assessed individually
  • equivalent education from other countries, assessed individually

Students with experience or equivalent education in some subjects of the programme may be granted advance credit towards the HND after completing the required Assessment of Prior Learning or Experience documentation.

2. Proof of English level upon entry, which could be one of the following:

  • ELSA score of at least 340, administered at Prague College or elsewhere in the world
  • TOEFL iBT score of at least 70
  • IELTS score of at least 5.5
  • a First Certificate (A or B)

If you need to improve your language skills, you can take one of our access programmes.

3. Portfolio and letter of motivation
Applicants are asked to show a portfolio of any previous graphic or art work in any format. The applicant will be interviewed, and a small project may be set as part of the entry assessment. Samples of work can be sent electronically or brought in physically. In all cases, we will ask for a short (300 word) letter of motivation that describes why you want to study Graphic Design at Prague College.

Please contact us for more information about the Portfolio Requirements.

Don’t have a portfolio? You can still apply and join Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, a one-year programme that allows students to experience a range of artistic techniques, materials and processes while allowing space for experimentation and the development of practical skills. If you are not sure which programme you should apply for, speak to your recruiter about this possibility.

 

Tuition & Payment

Please click here for the latest tuition fees

 

The Prague College academic year has two semesters starting in late September and mid-February. An intensive summer semester runs in June.

Prague College Scholarships

All applicants are eligible to apply for scholarships which may be awarded in consideration of academic excellence, social engagement in school activities or generally in society, financial need and special circumstances. We also have a special fund to support students coming from Czech-language and Slovak-language secondary schools and universities

Successful scholarship winners can have from 5% up to 30% of their tuition covered for either a single academic year or the duration of the programme.

Apply early. The number of scholarships is limited. Ask us for details!

Financing

Czech students are eligible for Gaudeamus student loans from Komercni Banka. Some students from other countries have received funding from their home countries to study at Prague College, and if you think you may be eligible for funding from your home country do not hesitate to ask for our advice and support.

When to pay

A deposit on tuition ensures new students a place on the programme. Full tuition for the first semester is due two weeks before starting the programme, except in the case of late registrations.

International students pay the first semester, relevant registration fees and the first semester rent for accommodation before starting the visa application process.

Continuing students pay the next semester tuition two weeks before the end of the current semester.

Early payment discounts 

You can save up to 8% if you pay the academic year in advance. The discount is calculated as 1% per month for each month the individual semester payments are paid early.

New students do not receive a discount on their first semester, but if they choose to pay the first year up front, then they would receive the discount for the second semester.

Payment plans

Students who have finished the first semester, and who make all their payments by the due date, can apply for a payment plan for an administrative fee of 700 Czk per semester plus 1% surcharge for each installment.

Contact us now if you have any question regarding tuition deadlines, early payment discounts or your eligibility for a payment plan.

 


charlotte-vackova.jpgCharlotte Vacková
BA (Hons) Fine Art Experimental Media

"I chose Prague College rather than a classical film school because I wanted to bring an edgier quality to my work. Prague College helped me to grow and see all the different options, as well as giving me as much support as I needed."

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Faculty

  • George Allen

    George Allen

    Head of the School of Art & Design

  • Branislava Kuburovic

    Branislava Kuburovic

    Programme Leader / Associate Lecturer

  • Pascal Silondi

    Pascal Silondi

    Principal Lecturer

  • Kelly Hoben

    Kelly Hoben

    Associate Lecturer

  • Christophe Saidi

    Christophe Saidi

    Associate Lecturer

  • Michal Marianek

    Michal Marianek

    Associate Lecturer

  • Jeremiah Palecek

    Jeremiah Palecek

    Principal Lecturer

  • David Petryca

    David Petryca

    Principal Lecturer

  • Theo Carnegy-Tan

    Theo Carnegy-Tan

    Associate Lecturer

  • George Cremaschi

    George Cremaschi

    Associate Lecturer

  • Ken Nash

    Ken Nash

    Associate Lecturer

  • Andrea Pruchova

    Andrea Pruchova

    Associate Lecturer

  • Jakub Grosz

    Jakub Grosz

    Associate Lecturer

  • Martin Zet

    Martin Zet

    Associate Lecturer

  • Krystof Kriz

    Krystof Kriz

    Associate Lecturer

  • Cazim Dervisevic

    Cazim Dervisevic

    Associate Lecturer

  • Jiri Ptacek

    Jiri Ptacek

    Associate Lecturer