ARTS & TECHNOLOGY

Art & History of Art

What will I learn in Art & History of Art?

The Art and History of Art course consists of practical and theoretical lessons. You will become familiar with different artistic techniques and concepts. You will have practical lessons in:

  • free-hand drawing on natural and life objects
  • studies in the human figure
  • drawing (en-plein air) of landscapes
  • contemporary art 
  • three- dimensional projects in fine art
  • fine art print making
  • digital art 

You will also attend for History of Art lessons which cover 2000 years of historical art. 

How will I benefit from studying Art & History of Art?

Art will help you develop your creative skills and will increase your  perseverance and ability to focus. During your sessions of art production, you will also sharpen your higher order thinking skills such as problem solving, application and evaluation.

History of Art is intended to develop your critical powers to enable you to criticise and analyse different works of art.

Are there any special considerations?

  • A Level students: students have four practical sessions and two History of Art lessons.
  • Intermediate Level students have two practical and two History of Art lessons.

What textbooks and/or resources do I need?

Art
You will be informed about the necessary materials at the start of the course.

History of Art
The necessary workbook is available from the school.

You can study Art & History of Art at:

Advanced Level

Prerequisites

A minimum of grade 5 at SEC Level
(MQF Level 3) or equivalent is recommended

Duration

2 years

Lessons & Practical Sessions

First Years – 6 lessons per week
Second Years – 6 lessons per week
Refer to special considerations

Tutorial Sessions

N/A

Intermediate Level

Prerequisites

A minimum of grade 5 at SEC Level
(MQF Level 3) or equivalent is recommended

Duration

2 years

Lessons & Practical Sessions

4 lessons per week
Refer to special considerations

Tutorial Sessions

N/A