BA (Hons) Fine Art

BA (Hons) Fine Art

From the beginning of this course you will experiment with contemporary ways of making and embracing artistic practice. You will explore different materials and styles as you engage with:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Photography
  • Performances and video

As you progress through the course you will refine your skills, finding your personal style. As you discover the mediums and processes you enjoy working with, we will encourage you to pursue them. Alongside your practical work you will explore theories and histories of fine art. You will investigate ideas and research projects that build your understanding of art practices.

When you become a fine art student, you gain access to our creative workspaces. We have a studio space for each student, giving you the foundation you need to explore your creativity. We also have workshops dedicated to sculpture and printmaking. Our darkroom lets you explore traditional photography methods. The digital suites have Adobe Creative Suite installed for your use.

We also give you amazing opportunities to prepare for your future in the creative industries. These include opportunities to:

  • Work on live projects with gallery spaces and industry professionals
  • Showcase your work at our annual degree show and national graduate exhibitions.
  • Visit cities around the world to enrich your cultural awareness and see a variety of art practices
  • Take part in work placement opportunities and internships

Entry Requirements


  • 104 UCAS Tariff points
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 (or equivalent) including English Language.

International Students

If you are an international student you will need to show that your qualifications match our entry requirements.

Information about international qualifications and entry requirements can be found on our International pages.

If English is not your first language you will need to show that you have English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5) or equivalent.

Portfolio Day

If your application is successful, you will be invited to a portfolio day. On the day, you will show your work to our tutors and discuss your work and the ideas behind it.

Mature Learners Entry Scheme

If you have been out of education for 3 years or more and have a grade C GCSE in English Language or equivalent, you are eligible for our entry scheme for mature learners. It's a scheme that recognises non-traditional entry qualifications and experience for entry onto this course. Information on how to apply can be found on our dedicated page.

Career Prospects

On this course you will gain the practical and creative skills you need to succeed in a career related to fine art. You will be able to demonstrate your versatility as an artist through your portfolio of work. You will also build skills in communication, project management and problem solving that can lead to a range of other creative roles.

This degree could be the first step toward your career as a:

  • Artist
  • Curator
  • Teacher
  • Creative producer
  • Project management
  • Arts administrator
  • Exhibition manager
  • Arts worker
  • Creative advisor or consultant

Course Details

Year 1

Critical Contexts 1
Fine Art Fundamentals
Critical Contexts 2 (Photography)
Fine Art Exploration

Year 2

Critical Enquiry 1
Fine Art Practice and Development
Critical Enquiry 2
Fine Art Exposition

Year 3

Independent Research Project
Advanced Studio Practice
Situated Professional Practice

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