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Life Drawing 2

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

This course is aimed at students with an established ability to sketch. The goal of the course is to give students practice in expressing complex relationships in relation to spatial interpretations. The purpose of the course is to give practice in drawing techniques to reproduce the whole of the body, its proportions and its structure, based on balance, direction and distance. The teaching is focused on furthering the ability to draw, to highlight the character and expression of the image and to describe different image compositions in relation to perception. The course is oriented towards the practical exercise of visual work. Throughout the course, the exercises are linked to the students practical needs of visual communications.

You are expected to actively participate once a week. For those who cannot attend a lesson, you will be given a homework assignment.
Note that the lessons will be given from 16.30 to 18.30.

The course is mainly in Swedish but if there is English-speaking students tutoring can be held in English. If most of the students are English speakers the lectures will be given in English with the option of tutoring in Swedish.

Application and eligibility

Life Drawing 2, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


23 January 2023


26 May 2023

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 25%

Required Knowledge

For admission to the course, besides basic eligibility, course 5ID180 Life drawing, 7.5 credits or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 17 October 2022. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 36,563

Total fee

SEK 36,563

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Course is given by
Umeå Institute of Design
Contactpersons for the course are:
Birgitta Sundberg (Coordinator education), Adrian Löwander (Department administrator)