Art and Design: Fine Art at Gloucestershire College - UCAS

Gloucestershire College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Art and Design: Fine Art

Course summary

The Fine Art course will ensure that students learn about and develop skills related to the art and design industry. Not only will they learn a variety of techniques and approaches, but also learn how to become a confident and autonomous practitioner who is able to reach successful outcomes. They will study in industry standard studios where they will have dedicated spaces and have access to specialist equipment. The curriculum will be delivered using a multi-disciplinary approach to workshops alongside a programme of academic tutorials. In addition to specialist staff, guest speakers will also be an integral element to the course all of which will ensure that students have a full rounded experience and skills to then pursue a career in the fine art arena. Your studies will include/You will Study: • Multimedia workshops that explore different techniques and approaches to fine art. • Contextual studies and how to use this to help inform own practice. • Exploration of your own practice and how to develop critical reflection skills. • Professional practices which will include how to exhibit work and to curate a successful exhibition. To provide students with a broad introduction to fine art where they will study a range of different disciplines, techniques, and media. This will ensure that they will gain valuable skills to build upon to progress on to either the next level of education or, gaining employment within the art and design world. This will be achieved through a variety of practical workshops that are delivered by experienced and specialist staff. Through these workshops and the completion of their own work, students will be taught to become critical thinkers, be able to self-manage and become autonomous and confident practitioners. There will also be elements of the commercial aspects of fine art and how to survive within this arena. There are many areas that students can progress into such as becoming independent artists, curators for independent galleries and museums and different applied art directions. Salaries are varied, depending upon the position and area of the workplace. How will I be assessed? • Continuous assessment through unit work and the completion of a portfolio of work and an exhibition at the end of the year. Quality sampling takes place by the awarding body and will take place towards the end of the academic year and a portfolio of student work will be submitted.


Module A Process & Practice = 480 Guided learning hours A1 Concept & Development = 340 Guided learning hours A2 Creative Project = 140 Guided learning hours

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

To study Higher Education at Gloucestershire College, normally applicants will be required to have GCSE English and Mathematics grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent). The College will consider Functional Skills Qualification in English and Maths at Level 2. The ability to demonstrate the required level of proficiency in English and Maths, through an appropriate assessment at the College’s discretion may be considered. All decisions are based on an applicant's individual circumstances and the College will approach each application on a case by case basis.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7400 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7400 Year 1
Scotland £7400 Year 1
Wales £7400 Year 1

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Art and Design: Fine Art at Gloucestershire College - UCAS