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Broad Preparatory Course

About the course

Brede Basisopleiding
Fine Art
7 months
Preparatory Course

Welcome to the Broad Preparatory Course

Are you thinking about doing creative studies, but aren’t quite sure which direction to take? And would you like to put together a portfolio before applying for a Bachelor’s course at an art academy? Then the Broad Preparatory Course is the course for you.

In brief

  • Helps you choose the right arts course
  • Prepares you for the entrance exam of a Bachelor’s course
  • From September to April
  • Classes from 10.00 to 15.15 on 27 Saturdays
  • Study load of an average of 6 to 8 hours a week (including homework)

How do you know the Broad Preparatory Course is right for you?

Maybe you have a sketchbook full of drawings, you’re always painting on anything you can find, you’re good at designing skateboards, you take really good Instagram photos or spend all your time designing games or apps. What’s important is that you have an original view of the world and can interpret that view in interesting images and ideas. On the Broad Preparatory Course, you develop your artistic and creative qualities, while discovering what you do best.

Get to know the profession

The Broad Preparatory Course is an introductory course that prepares you for admission to one of the following schools: HKU Fine Art, HKU Design, HKU Media and HKU Games and Interaction. In classes, projects and workshops, you learn about these professional fields. You create work and discover what’s involved in the various Bachelor’s courses and whether they suit you.

This programme is in Dutch only!

Please only apply if you are able to read and write Dutch. To see all details, please see the Dutch language version of this page.

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Broad Preparatory Course

Application and admission

Language requirement

The programme is only taught in Dutch. To be enrolled you must meet the Dutch language requirement. Find more information here.

Detailed information about requirements, application and admission, can only be found on the Dutch language version of this page.

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Find out more?

Get in contact with the Student Affairs Service Desk. They will help you with questions about (almost) everything that has to do with studying at HKU.