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Visual Arts and Computer Science

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Apply the skills used in visuals arts to computer science. Learn how you can combine drawing, painting, sculpture and photography with technology. Study extended media and video art. This unique degree will give you skills that you can apply far beyond the artistic community.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional


  • Animator
  • Art director
  • Artist
  • Photographer or videographer
  • Programmer
  • Web developer
  • Video game designer

Sample courses

  • Digital Media Arts - ART 261
  • Human Computer Interaction - SENG 310
  • Extended Media Practices - ART 360
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics - CSC 305
  • Interdisciplinary Project - CSC 497


Apply to the Faculty of Fine Arts as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

Select Visual Arts as your major when you submit your application to UVic, and indicate in your portfolio submission that you are interested in the Visual Arts and Computer Science program.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

Program planning

Is this program the right fit for you? Use our program planning worksheets to get a good idea of what your studies will look like.

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