Contemporary Art Practice (top-up)

City of Glasgow College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of Scotland
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Course summary

This is a practice-based degree, where you'll have opportunities to explore two and three-dimensional art as well as lens-based and digital disciplines. You'll have opportunities through your studies for professional placements in the arts and for curation and self-promotion. Critical thinking and writing are also central to the course. The core modules are: Visual Language. Creative Project. Industry Related Learning. Contemporary Creative Processes. Critical Studies. Research Project. Creative Project (level 10). To find out more and join the community, visit the department's facebook page, Visual Grammar. This course is delivered by City of Glasgow College and validated by University of the West of Scotland. We encourage a high level of artistic exploration and personal development in students, while delivering a distinct and prestigious vocational qualification. Facilities The City of Glasgow College has recently benefited from a £230 million new build programme with state-of-the-art facilities across two sites, City campus and Riverside. The Faculty of Creative Industries is based in the City Campus at Cathedral Street, which has excellent travel, bus and train links. The Creative Industries faculty benefits from a broad range of specialist workshops, studio spaces and dedicated exhibition spaces. These are equipped with industry standard resources and supported by specialist technical staff.

Course details

Modules

The core modules are: Visual Language. Creative Project. Industry Related Learning. Contemporary Creative Processes. Critical Studies. Research Project. Creative Project (level 10).

Assessment method

This is a practice-based degree, where you'll have opportunities to explore two and three-dimensional art as well as lens-based and digital disciplines. You'll have opportunities through your studies for professional placements in the arts and for curation and self-promotion. Critical thinking and writing are also central to the course. We encourage a high level of artistic exploration and personal development in students, while delivering a distinct and prestigious vocational qualification.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code6H8L
Institution code C39
Campus nameCity Campus
Campus codeC

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

HND in Contemporary Art Practice or equivalent

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £1285 Year 1
England £1285 Year 1
Scotland £1285 Year 1
Wales £1285 Year 1
Northern Ireland £1285 Year 1
EU £1285 Year 1
International £6700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Contemporary Art Practice (top-up) at City of Glasgow College - UCAS