Program Information

School: NSCAD University
Faculty: Division of Art History and Contemporary Culture
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Description: The Bachelor of Arts, Major in Art History (Non-Studio) is offered through the Division of Art History and Critical Studies. It provides students with opportunities to explore history, theory, and critical analysis of art, craft, film, design and architecture. Enhanced by its setting within an art school, the major in Art History program enables students to take studio courses while concentrating on the critical discourse surrounding the social production and reception of art. the program emphazises Western and North-American Indigenous art, craft, design, film and architecture of the 19th and 20th centuries, but also examines art of earlier time periods and provides some opportunities to look at art globally.

URL: Art History (Non-Studio) at NSCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,121
Careers: Conservators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

All high school applicants must have completed Grade 12 (or the highest grade level required for secondary graduation) with an average of 70% or higher, including a minimum grade of 70% in Grade 12 English for university preparation. Advanced Placement(AP) courses with a grade of 4 or higher are eligible for transfer credit.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 82] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 69] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio

A completed paper application is required along with an admissions essay. In making a determination on admittance to the university, the Admissions Committee will consider pertinent material that an applicant wishes to submit.