Updated on: Feb 7, 2013
The Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata is famous for offering wide range of courses on Social Sciences, Visual Arts, Fine Arts and Humanities. Headquarter located at Jorasako Thakur Bari, Kolkata, this University has created a special place of its own in the academic scenario of West Bengal. Courses offered by Rabindra Bharati University are of wide range and gives opportunity to study subjects from diversified disciplines. The University offers its students all sorts of undergraduate, post graduate and diploma courses. The University has courses like M. Phil, Ph. D and D. Litt degrees in all subjects, for aspirants who want to establish their career completely in the field of academics.
Undergraduate Degree offered by Rabindra Bharati UniversityBoth in Arts and Fine Arts faculty, the Rabindra Bharati University offers three years B.A degree on wide array of subjects. In the pure Arts faculty, an applicant can obtain three year B.A degree on subjects like: Bengali, English, Economics, Sanskrit, History, Philosophy, and Political Science. The same three year B.A degree offered by the Fine Arts Faculty can be obtained on various subjects related to fine and visual arts, such as: Drama, Dance, Instrumental Music, Instrumental Music (with special emphasis on percussion), Vocal Music and Rabindra Sangeet.
Two Year B.A Special Honors CourseThe Faculty of Fine Arts also offers B.A special honors course which is of only two years duration. Interested students can obtain the B.A Special Honors degree on subjects like: Drama, Dance, Instrumental Music, Instrumental Music (with special emphasis on percussion), Vocal Music and Rabindra Sangeet.
Rabindra Bharati University also introduces several one year bachelors and diploma courses. B. Ed, Bachelor of Library and Information Science and one year diploma in Tagore Literature have been appreciated quite widely be the students.
Four Year Bachelor of Visual Art CourseThe Bachelor of Visual Art Course is of 4 years duration and offers specialization to the students who are interested in making their career on various disciplines of art such as: Painting, Sculpture, Graphics, History of Art and Applied Art. The extensive emphasis over the visual art course has made this University one of the best universities throughout the nation, from the perspective of study in this very discipline.
Two Year M.A CourseThe two year M.A course of the RBU University can be obtained on all those courses which are offered by the Arts and Fine Arts faculty. In addition to the list of subjects in the B.A course, the other subjects are Education and Mathematics. Same as the Arts faculty, the Fine Arts faculty also offers M.A degree in one more discipline than that of the subjects offered in the B.A level. M.A in Mass Communication and Videography is the is the new addition and among the students this course gets good deal of appreciation
Two Year Master of Visual Arts (M.V.A)The visual arts department of the University is of national repute and students after completing their studies on the subjects offered by the Visual Arts department get the M.V.A degree. Subjects are same as that of the B.V.A course.
Other Degrees by Rabindra Bharati UniversityThe University also offers various types of diplomas, mainly on different disciplines of visual and performing arts. Interested candidates can apply for three year Senior Diploma and Two year Junior Diploma. The Rabindra Bharati University houses a separate School of Language and Culture. In addition to apply for diploma course in Bengali, the interested candidates can also apply for languages like: Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian and national language of India, Hindi. All the courses are divided into two categories and each comprise 6 months duration.
In the huge academic curriculum of the Rabindra Bharati University, the Adult and Continuing Education holds a very important place. Here follows the courses offered by the University on this particular field of study:
- One year Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work
- One year Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Education
- Six months Certificate in N.G.O. Management
- One year Diploma in Acting in Different Media