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Overview

School of Art and Design of the University of Tsukuba offers an undergraduate program of art and design in four fields and 15 study areas for the enrollment of 100 students, taking advantage of academic environment facing the frontier of science. It aims to educate professionals of artists, designers or researchers with wider knowledge and creativity.

Main History

  • 1899
    Establishment of the department of handicraft in the National
    Higher Normal School( later Tokyo Higher Normal
    School).
  • 1949
    Establishment of the department of art and design in
    the Faculty of Education, Tokyo University of Education.
  • 1975
    Establishment of the School of Art and Design, University
    of Tsukuba.

Facilities

  • Central building of Physical and Art Education
    One of the oldest architectures in the university with a unique appearance like a gate. Main building for most of the classes in the school of art and design. A plaster cast of David by Michelangelo is situated here.
  • Building of the School of Art and Design
    Facilities for junior and senior students and graduate students. Students’ art gallery is situated here.
  • Workshops
    Photography studio, Workshops for printmaking, carving and modeling, glass, ceramics, and wood.
  • Institute of Art and Design
    Study rooms for the faculty staff and graduate students. University art collection.
  • Art and Physical Education Library
    Specialist library for the study of art and physical education. It offers excellent resource for study with art books, journals, and database.

Curriculum

  • Freshman and Sophomore
    Study of basic knowledge and skills as preparation for the decision of major field.
    [Examples of subjects to attend]
    • Common subjects of the University including integrated study, foreign language, IT, sports, freshman seminar, etc.
    • Subjects of personal interest in other colleges of the university
    • Common subjects of the School of Design including introduction for aesthetics, art history, theory on plastic art, basic seminar on art practice, etc.
  • Junior
    Study in the specialized program. See also the pages of each program for the examples of specialized subjects.
  • Senior
    Graduation study. Graduation show in every February in the Tsukuba Art Gallery. Awarding of the Art and Design Prize for the excellent graduation study.
  • Degree
    Bachelor of Art and Design
  • Qualifications
    • Teacher’s License(art in lower secondary school, art, craft, calligraphy, IT in highter secondary school)
    • Qualification for curator
Central building of Physical and Art Education

Central building of Physical and Art Education

Building of the School of Art and Design

Building of the School of Art and Design


School of Art and Design



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