Burren College of Art- Co. Clare, Ireland
Subjects: Painting, drawing, photography and sculpture
Prerequisites: 2.7 GPA, junior-level standing, demonstrated maturity
Length: Fall or Spring Semester, Academic Year, Summer
Credit: Students may receive 3-4 units each semester. In the summer students may receive up to 2 units for the 6 week term and 1.5 units for the 4 week term.
HOusing: Students are accommodated in Newtown Castle house, a large 19th century house on campus, and in comfortable, well-appointed cottages in Ballyvaughan. Accommodation is self-catering and based on double occupancy.
Costs not covered by Albion: all other costs are to be paid by the student.
Comments: Founded in 1993 after years of planning and research on an international scale, the Burren College of Art offers today's student the opportunity to study in a unique environment alongside top-ranking academics and artists. The college is set in the grounds of a fully restored 16th century castle against the stunning backdrop of the Burren, County Clare, on Ireland's Atlantic coast. Globally, its location alone is unsurpassed in terms of historical, archaeological, geological, cultural and botanical interest. Since its inception, the Burren College of Art has developed a wide-ranging curriculum of studio programmes in painting, drawing, photography and sculpture.