DAPL03 – FIRST LEVEL DEGREE VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT – SCHOOL OF DECORATION Learning outcomes The aim of the study courses to obtain the first level Degree of the School of Decoration is to ensure adequate mastery of the artistic methods and techniques, as well as the acquisition of specific disciplinary and professional skills in order to furnish students with the knowledge and methodologies of design and expression in the use of artistic tools and practices, both the traditional tools and the new technologies. The School’s courses are aimed at acquiring the general and technical knowledge to implement projects, interventions on the territory, environmental works, as well as pursuing in-depth inquiries and research into the artistic-visual languages. Graduates of the School’s degree courses must: 1) possess sufficient technical-operational mastery of the methods and contents regarding the research sectors in their various fields of the arts, the techniques and technologies of visual and plastic arts, with reference to decoration; 2) possess the methodological and critical tools needed to acquire expertise in the expressive languages, techniques and the most advanced respective technologies; 3) be able to effectively use the English language, in addition to the mother tongue, in the specific area of expertise and to exchange general information; 4) possess the expertise and tools required to communicate and manage information, especially with digital tools.

Employment prospects

Graduates of the School will conduct professional activities in various fields, both in artistic freelancing and in the field of the visual arts and creative activities, as well as collaborating, in relation to the various fields of application, with the planning, design and implementation of the specific interventions of decoration, as much in the field of the instruments connected to tradition as in the new technologies and the new linguistic expressions that can be encountered in national and international exhibitions. The Academy will organise, in agreement with public and private organisations, the most appropriate internships and work placements in order to attain the specific professional skills, and will additionally define specific educational models for every study course.

Study plan

1ABAV01Artistic Anatomy 1660
 ABST47History of Contemporary Art 16 
 ABAV11Decoration 110 
 ABAV12Decoration Techniques and Technologies6 
 ABST55Anthropology of Arts6 
 ABST47History of Modern Art6 
 ABTEC39Information Technology Basics4 
2ABPR15Interior Design660
 ABST51Phenomenology of the Contemporary Arts6 
 ABPR47History of contemporary art 26 
 ABAV11Decoration 26 
 ABAV02Chalcographic Engraving Techniques 110 
 ABAV13Contemporary Plastic Techniques6 
 ABST48History of Design6 
 ABPR14Elements of Architecture and Urban Planning6 
 ABAV05 / ABAV 07Painting / Sculpture6
  *Elective training and learning activities2 
3ABST47History of Decoration1060
 ABAV11Decoration 36 
 ABPR50History of Contemporary Architecture6 
 ABTEC41Techniques of Digital Modelling – 3D Computer6 
  *Elective training and learning activities8 
 *Total amount of credits to be obtained with elective training and learning activities during the three years (seminars, workshops, stage…):10 
 Final project12

Courses programs