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Course summary

OVERVIEW While studying BA (Hons) Fine Art course at Norwich University of the Arts (Norwich), you will develop your skills in critical thinking, collaboration, independence and creativity. Learning and teaching is delivered within an ethical, diverse and sustainable context, resulting in skills and knowledge appropriate for a wide range of contemporary applications. Central to the aim of the course is the belief that you will ‘learn how to learn’, thereby providing resilience within future employment and practice. YEAR 0 This course includes a Year 0, which promotes developing practical, technical and creative skills and confidence. Building on your prior experience, you will be introduced to some of our workshops to assist your skill development, with an increasing emphasis on professional standards and independent study. The course places emphasis on your personal commitment to study, while supporting you in your progression. KEY FEATURES

  • Introduction to a variety of fine art approaches paired with a historical and theoretical foundation
  • Gain key technical knowledge through a range of comprehensive workshops
  • Incredible studio spaces, which are your own designated spaces
  • Receive feedback and tailored guidance through regular tutorials
  • Creative Practice, Careers and Employability and Communication and Research are embedded into all the course units, presenting a holistic, integrated approach to learning
  • Develop business skills such as promoting and selling your work, growing your audience, curation, contracts, costing jobs and presenting your outcomes
  • Learn through a variety of learning and teaching methods including lectures, individual and group tutorials, academic workshops and studio time
  • Get ample opportunities to engage in collaborative projects through course links with regional, national and international organisations
DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE COMPUTING The year-long Diploma in Creative Computing year takes place between Year 2 and 3 of the course and is designed to introduce you to creative computing and gain an understanding of how you can use coding skills to advance and complement your creative practice. You do not need any prior experience of coding to participate, just a curiosity about creative computing and a desire to push your own practice digitally. YOUR FUTURE Through a variety of projects, some working with external partners, your creative development will evolve alongside the acquisition of valuable transferable skills such as complex problem solving, communication skills, emotional intelligence, organisation and team working. Throughout your degree in Fine Art, you will have the chance to develop links with regional and national organisations and through the visiting lecture series you’ll get to network with contemporary artists, curators, academics and writers. In addition, the University provides a Year 2 optional additional year in work experience and professional practice. OUR STUDENTS’ WORK Explore our online Graduate Showcase – celebrating the very best Norwich University of the Arts graduate work. Scroll each reel to explore at nuagradshowcase.com

Modules

You can find more information about the content of the BA (Hons) Fine Art (including Year 0) course at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/4-year-degrees/

Assessment method

The University assesses you through the coursework you produce as you complete each unit. Each unit will require you to present a portfolio of work which may include finished pieces of work, written work, your research, and a reflective journal which allows you to evaluate your learning and highlight your strengths and areas for further development. You can find out more information about our assessment methods at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/assessment/


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W105
Institution code:
N39
Campus name:
Norwich University of the Arts
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Norwich welcomes applicants of all ages from all backgrounds. Your application will be primarily assessed through your portfolio, responses to questions asked and personal statement, so even if you have no formal qualifications or do not meet our typical offers it can still be worth applying. If you are studying at the time of your application and your application is successful it is likely that you will receive a conditional offer. If the qualification that you are studying is not shown, do not worry as we are able to accept other pre-entry qualifications as well as combinations of different qualifications.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nua.ac.uk/ba-hons-fine-art/#tabs-4year

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Once you have applied to BA (Hons) Fine Art with Diploma in Creative Computing (including Year 0) at Norwich, we will ask you to prepare a portfolio. This will be used to assess your suitability for the course. Your portfolio should clearly demonstrate your passion for the subject and your individual creativity. For more information please visit our website at www.nua.ac.uk/ba-hons-fine-art/#tabs-portfolio-guidance


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £18000* Year 1
International £18000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Fine Art with Diploma in Creative Computing (including Year 0) at Norwich University of the Arts - UCAS