Diploma/BA (Hons) Fine Arts

Entry Requirements:

In accordance with University of Mauritius regulations for admission to a degree
course.

Programme Requirements:
(i) 2 'A' Levels, including Art
(ii) A port folio comprising a representative selection of the student's creative
works.

Programme Duration:

                     Normal                Maximum
Diploma        2 years                 3 years
                   (4 semesters)         (6 semesters)
Degree         4 years                 7 years
                   (8 semesters)         (14 semesters)

CORE MODULES
Level I

FINA 1111 DRAWING - Fundamentals of Drawing in Different Media
FINA 1112 PAINTING - Colour Theory & Application
FINA 1113 PRINTMAKING - Introduction to Planography
FINA 1114 SCULPTURE - Introduction to Clay
FINA 1115 CRAFT - Use of Local Materials & Craft Making Principles
FINA 1117 HISTORY OF ART - Survey of Art up to 18th century
FINA 1211 DRAWING - Study of Human Figure
FINA 1212 PAINTING - Composition of Human Figure
FINA 1214 SCULPTURE - Plaster and Cement Casting Techniques
FINA 1216 DESIGN - Line, Form, Texture and Colour
One Elective from:
FINA 1220 Art & Religion

Level 2

FINA 2111 DRAWING - Multi-media Approach
FINA 2112 PAINTING - Composition of Human Figure
FINA 2113 PRINT MAKING - Relief Painting
FINA 2114 SCULPTURE - Assemblage
FINA 2115 CRAFT - Lacquer Work
FINA 2211 DRAWING - Architectural and Landscape Studies
FINA 2212 PAINTING - Compositions in Various Techniques
FINA 2214 SCULPTURE - Carving
FINA 2220 COMPUTER GRAPHICS - Application to Design
FINA 2217 HISTORY OF ART - Trends in 19th & 20th Century

PAINTING MAJOR
Level 3

FINA 3111 DRAWING - Portraiture
FINA 3112 CREATIVE PAINTING - Experimentation with Different
Techniques
FINA 3113 PRINT MAKING - Intaglio Printing
FINA 3117 AESTHETICS I
FINA 3000 Project*
FINA 3211 CREATIVE DRAWING I - Drawing in Various Media
FINA 3212 PAINTING - Portraiture
FINA 3220 COMPUTER GRAPHICS - Application to 3D Design
FINA 3217 HISTORY OF ART - Contemporary Artists
FINA 3000 Project*
* (equivalent to 3 modules)

Level 4

FINA 4111 DRAWING - Full Figure Study
FINA 4112 EXPERIMENTAL STUDIO I
FINA 4113 PRINT MAKING - Serigraphy Processes
FINA 4117 AESTHETICS II
FINA 4000 Project*
FINA 4211 CREATIVE DRAWING II - Drawing in Various Media
FINA 4212 EXPERIMENTAL STUDIO
FINA 4222 PHOTOGRAPHY
FINA 4000 Project*
* (equivalent to 3 modules)

SCULPTURE MAJOR
Level 3

FINA 3111 DRAWING - Portraiture
FINA 3114 DIRECT CEMENT
FINA 3115 CRAFT - Copper Embossing
FINA 3117 AESTHETICS I
FINA 3000 Project*
FINA 3211 CREATIVE DRAWING - Drawing in Various Media
FINA 3214 METAL CASTING
FINA 3220 COMPUTER GRAPHICS - Application to 3D Design
FINA 3227 HISTORY OF ART - Contemporary Artists (Sculptors)
FINA 3000 Project*
* (equivalent to 3 modules)

Level 4

FINA 4111 DRAWING - Full Figure Study
FINA 4114 ENVIRONMENTAL SCULPTURE
FINA 4115 CERAMICS SCULPTURE
FINA 4117 AESTHETICS II
FINA 4000 Project*
FINA 4211 CREATIVE DRAWING II - Drawing in Various Media
FINA 4214 EXPERIMENTAL STUDIO
FINA 4222 PHOTOGRAPHY
FINA 4000 Project*
* (equivalent to 3 modules)
 
 

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