Program Information

School: NSCAD University
Faculty: Division of Media Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Intermedia/Multimedia
Description: The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Expanded Media program offeres students the opportunity to explore interdisciplinary practices, collaboration and research, and conceptual and social issues in a range of media arts, including film, video, installation, performance, audio art, digital media, electronics, animation and photography. Hybrid approaches to media arts will enable students to draw on their individual skills, whetether they extend across fine art, design, craft or critical studies. With a studio focus, the program is driven by curiosity, exploration, interdisciplinarity, and conceptual development.

In addition to their chosen area of study, students will have the opportunity to take Interdisciplinary Fine and Media Arts courses that explore a diverse range of visual arts concerns from an interdisciplinary approach. At the senior level, these courses also provide you with opportunities for internship placement in galleries, museums, and artist run centres.

URL: Expanded Media (BFA) at NSCAD University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,121

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

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. 79-80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 90]

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.