Last Updated: 01 February 2021

Art Elective Programme for junior college

The Art Elective Programme (AEP) allows students with artistic potential, aptitude and passion to pursue an in-depth study of art. The AEP is a 2-year programme offered in selected junior colleges (JCs).

Overview

The pre-university-level AEP is a 2-year programme which allows students with artistic potential, aptitude and passion to pursue an in-depth study of art.

AEP students can expect:

  • An extended and balanced curriculum comprising both studio practice and art criticism components.
  • To explore and engage with a range of materials, media and creative processes.
  • Access to specialised studio facilities, equipment and resources.
  • Learning experiences including workshops, exhibition showcases and community projects.
  • Opportunities to learn from arts industry professionals and higher education students and staff.
  • H2 and H3 Art syllabuses to be offered at A-Level.

Find out more about AEP:

Who can take it

Students who pass the AEP selection exercise conducted by schools or MOE.

Selection exercise involves:

  • Short art tasks
  • Review of portfolio

Where to take it

Junior colleges that offer AEP:

How to join

Interested students are encouraged to seek admission into AEP junior colleges.

Students must attend and pass the selection exercise conducted by the school at the beginning of JC1.

Fees, subsidy and scholarship
  • AEP students do not need to pay any additional school fees.
  • Students enrolled in Hwa Chong Institution are eligible for school fees subsidy with a cap of $2,400 per student yearly.
  • Singapore citizens may be eligible for the Art Elective Scholarship.

Note:

If you have any questions about AEP, contact us.