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It takes rare and special ability to become a fine artist. You need both technical skill and creative insight to produce work that conveys an original perspective. This course gives you the space, freedom and support to fully express your artistic vision. Choose your own journey – define your interests and practices and immerse yourself in exploration. You will develop skills through an engagement with traditional materials and contemporary technologies within a studio practice culture. A wider view is a crucial part of your evolution as an artist. You explore the intricate connections between ideas and intention through materials, practice and philosophy. And you gain insights from art history and critical theory, and apply them directly to your work. Be ambitious, disciplined and motivated in your practice – and you’ll graduate with the skills, confidence and critical ability to begin your career as a professional artist.
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How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 120 points||96 - 120 points to include 2 A levels or equivalent.|
|A level||CCC - BBB||Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 120 points considered with a minimum of two A levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 33 credits M: 0 credits P: 12 credits||96 - 120 points, other grade combinations accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||96 - 120 points, considered in combination with other Level 3 qualifications.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||DDD - CCC||Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 120 points considered with a minimum of two Scottish Advanced Highers.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||24 points to include portfolio.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||96 -120 points from at least 2 A Levels or equivalent to include Grade CC. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H2||Other grade combinations totalling 96 - 120 points considered with a minimum of two H2 grades. Minimum grade H4 considered within points.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language and Mathematics. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language and Mathematics|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||MMM - DDM|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||96 - 120 points, considered in combination with other Level 3 qualifications.|
If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||TOEFL Internet required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|