Program Information

School: NSCAD University
Faculty: Division of Craft
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Description: The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Ceramics program is designed to give you an understanding of vessel, sculptural, and architectural ceramics. As you explore these elements of ceramics, you will examine the relationships between design, materials, colour, process, and techniques. An awareness of historical and contemporary issues in ceramics and the relationship between ceramics and other disciplines (such as fine art, design, and architecture) will enable you to develop an informed perspective on your work.
URL: Ceramics (BFA) at NSCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,121
Careers: Artisans and Craftspersons

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:

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

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.