PROGRAMME FOR BACHELOR'S DEGREE GLASS 612W10005 (61202M113)

Access conditions and requirements: The study programme can be entered by candidates having secondary education and those fulfilling other VAA entry contest conditions. Additional preparation in areas of drawing, composition is an advantage during contest examination.

Mode of study: Full-time, 4 years, 240 ECTS

Aim:

The university BA study programme of Glass of the first cycle is to educate wide-range specialists of artistic glass by giving them knowledge of art theory and practical skills to create objects of artistic glass sculptural plastics, functional (objects with practical purpose) and interior works of glass by using specific technological processes of artistic glass.

Profile of the programme:

The BA educational study programme of Glass provides university education and knowledge necessary for professional practice of glass artists. The programme comprises tasks related to artistic glass plastics, function (objects of practical purpose), architecture and space, interartistic and interdisciplinary subjects as well as humanitarian university disciplines. Studying in VAA KF BA study programme of Glass, students learn main technologies of artistic glass: hot glass, sculptural plastics of glass, firing, cold glass processing, classical and modern stained glass. Glass artists-to-be develop skills of interartistic subjects, art history and theory, philosophy, art management and other university disciplines. This programme provides knowledge and skills necessary for professional practice of glass artists, encourages self-study and development, take responsibility for the impact of their activity and its results on social and cultural development. While doing speciality tasks, students create artistic glass plastics, glass objects for interior, classical and modern stained glass. Most students already during studies successfully blend into creative life: participate in exhibitions, contests, art projects, execute individual orders. Graduates of Glass study programme, as connoisseurs of professional specificity, are significant glass objects' creators in Lithuanian art context. They are also in demand as creators - designers of individual artistic orders. Certificated glass artists are in demand in university and non-university higher education institutions as teachers, and in art schools and gymnasiums as teachers knowing various artistic technologies. A part of successful graduates become self-employed - engage in individual artistic activities. Profile: The programme is to educate wide-range specialists of artistic glass by giving them knowledge of art theory and practical skills to create objects of glass of artistic glass sculptural plastics, functional (objects with practical purpose) and interior works of glass by using specific technological processes of artistic glass. Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Graduates are able to organize their business, engage in individual creative work - to express themselves in Lithuanian and international artistic space (participate in exhibitions, contests); as connoisseurs of professional specificity they are able to work in enterprises selling artistic objects of glass (in galleries, salons, auctions), producing objects of glass (enterprises of glass production and trade), producing creations of glass (glass studios).