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Welcome to School of The Arts

We are more than just an art school! As one of the pioneers in the art fraternity in Malaysia, the School of The Arts is one of the most dynamic schools at USM with year-round concerts and performances, art exhibitions and events organized by lecturers and students. As part of the university’s vision, the School of The Arts is determined to transform higher education for a sustainable tomorrow through the Arts.

We strive to provide an unparallel arts and academic education for our undergraduate and postgraduate students in a creative, challenging, and nurturing environment, to ensure that our students are passionate about the arts as we prepare them to reach their fullest potential. With a strong backing in both performance and research, our faculty members carry years of academic experience and industry knowledge that are crucial in advancing the university's vision. We are dedicated to advancing human creativity in an increasingly complex and technology-driven world.

A diverse international student admission makes it possible for students and faculty members to work and collaborate across international and traditional boundaries. We are a supportive community committed to individual and artistic integrity and inclusion.


Why Study Here?

Arts USM offers a variety of programs and opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in the arts. Here are some reasons why you might consider studying at Arts USM:

  1. Quality Education: Arts USM is a well-respected institution with a strong reputation for academic excellence. The faculty is made up of experienced professionals who are committed to providing students with a comprehensive education in the arts.

  2. Diverse Programs: Arts USM offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various areas of the arts, including music, visual arts, performing arts, and design. Students have the flexibility to choose a program that best suits their interests and career aspirations.

  3. State-of-the-art Facilities: Arts USM has excellent facilities, including modern classrooms, performance spaces, and studios equipped with the latest technology and equipment. Students have access to all the resources they need to develop their skills and create high-quality work.

  4. Creative Community: Arts USM fosters a creative and supportive community of students and faculty who are passionate about the arts. Students have the opportunity to collaborate with other artists, attend performances and exhibitions, and participate in a variety of cultural events.

  5. Career Opportunities: Graduates of Arts USM are well-prepared for careers in the arts, and the school has a strong network of alumni who are working in various fields of the arts. Students have access to career resources and guidance to help them succeed in their chosen profession.

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School of The Arts
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang Malaysia

t: 604 – 653 3888 ext: 3621 / 3415 | f: 604 – 657 6296
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