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Field of Art & Design

Visual Art Program

Visual Art Program

Required Courses Dual Degree Duration
52 Courses Available 8 Semesters
Language Credit Hours Annual Fees
English 144 Cr. Hrs. 49,000 EGP


Program Overview

Passionate about art? Unleash your creativity and prepare to make your mark as a visual artist.

Art has the power to express values, shift perceptions and influence emotions. With a bachelor’s degree in visual arts from GU, you’ll be equipped to put your talents to work in the world.

 Our Bachelor of Visual Arts prepares you for the demands of a career in contemporary art, whether as an artist or in the many other roles within the art sector. 

Visual art is recognized through a wide spectre of expressions, from drawing and painting, crafts, architecture, design, art in public space and art in social relations. The pathway of visual arts offers a focus on visual art, graphic design, and multi-media design. A Visual Art degree provides students with experience with drawing, design, painting, and history.  

We celebrate the visual arts not only in the way we create images and objects but also in the way we appreciate, enjoy, respect and respond to the practices of art-making by others from around the world. Theories and practices in visual arts are dynamic and ever-changing, and connect many areas of knowledge and human experience through individual and collaborative exploration, creative production and critical interpretation.

What You’ll Learn as a Visual Arts Major 

·       Artistic creativity through making art in a studio setting

·       A responsive eye and a sense of visual literacy

·       The relationship between art and society

·       Modern art concepts and contemporary trends as well as the major artistic epochs of the past


Degree Requirements

University Requirements:  20 Cr. Hrs

.General Field Requirements: ( 6-11) Cr. Hr

General Specialty Requirements: (109 -125) Cr. Hrs

Total: (140 -144) = 142 Cr. Hrs.+ 9 Cr. Hrs. Training

Learning Outcomes

The program aims to achieve the learning and proficiency of the following programs that help to form a graduate specialized in the various visual arts: 

  • Multimedia design
  • Graphic Design and Book Arts 
  • Advanced Digital Arts
  •  Specific various computer programs and software
  •  Visual art designs
  •  General History of Art 
  • Specific History of Art.

A Visual Arts degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Future Job Opportunities

The world needs artists now more than ever. This program from GU prepares you for careers ranging from teaching art to young children to running your own studio. Graduates may choose careers as:

  • Advertising specialist
  • Animation artist
  • Architecture
  • Art conservationist
  • Art consultant
  • Art technician
  • Art therapist
  • Arts administration
  • Auction manager
  • Book illustrator
  • Computer and media specialist
  • Costume designer
  • Drafting
  • Education
  • Events management
  • Exhibit and display design
  • Fashion designer
  • Gallery owner
  • Graphic art
  • Interior designer
  • Landscape architecture
  • Medical illustrator
  • Museum and gallery curator
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Production designer
  • Professional artist
  • Sculpting
  • Stage designer

Tuition Fees

    • Annual Fees: 49,000 EGP
    • Registration Fees (Paid Once): 3,500 EGP
    • Ministry Fees: 980 EGP
    • Annual Admin Fees: 7000 EGP
    • Total First Year Fees: 63,480 EGP
    • Total Annual Fees: 56,980 EGP
    • Lab Insurance (Refundable): 3,000 EGP