Program Information

School: OCAD University
Faculty: Faculty of Art
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Drawing
Description: In Drawing & Painting, you learn to perceive, read and translate the visual world into personal forms of pictorial expression and re­presentation. You acquire knowledge of theory, history and criticism as you develop your relationship to the physical production of art. Initially, you explore and experiment with mediums, techniques and processes. You develop technical skills and a vocabulary in drawing, painting, mixed and alternative media, digital imaging, camera art, criticism and analysis. Next, you begin and expand upon your own body of artwork.Graduates engage in: studio practice and exhibitions, teaching and lecturing, arts administration, graphic design, illustration and mural work, art conservation and restoration. They also, open galleries, form art collectives, exhibit in public and private spaces and fully participate in the cultural community.
URL: Drawing & Painting at OCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,899
Careers: Artists,Painters, Sculptors and Other Visual Artists,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

Although the primary criterion for admission to OCAD University’s studio based programs is a portfolio assessment, strong academic skills are essential for overall success. All offers of admission are conditional upon meeting the minimum academic requirements and supplying all required documentation.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 84] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio