Professional Art Practitioner at Wrexham University - UCAS

Wrexham University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Wrexham University (Prifysgol Wrecsam)

Professional Art Practitioner (Taught)

Course summary

This course will enable you to take your practice-based skills as a designer and maker to the next level as you establish your career. We will support you in developing your experience, using variety of materials to create high-quality objects that push boundaries, whilst working creatively and ethically.


Students will study four core modules worth a combined total of 180 credits: MODULES Locating Practice: This module allows the student to evaluate their existing practice and identify their target audience, including competitor analysis and venues to sell and exhibit work. Practice and Application: In this module, students will focus on production methods and refining their products to meet market expectations and limitations. Advanced Professional Practice: Students are expected to apply for identified exhibition and selling opportunities, and produce work of appropriate standard for these events. Practice and Entrepreneurship: This module focuses on high-quality production that evidences the application of skills and intelligence necessary for professional practice. Alongside the practical work, students produce a written report critically reflecting on their creative output including professional, progress and business planning. The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

tudents will be assessed through a series of coursework (typically a portfolio), including evaluations of the practical work for each module. Teaching & Learning Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

Entry requirements

We currently require an initial degree in a relevant subject, classified as 2:2 or higher, or evidence of recent activity in the subject equivalent to these classifications as determined by interview. All applicants are expected to hold a good and relevant initial degree or provide a portfolio of their own work to demonstrate their knowledge of the subject and their artistic ability.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5940 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £5940 Whole course
England £5940 Whole course
Northern Ireland £5940 Whole course
Scotland £5940 Whole course
Wales £5940 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Professional Art Practitioner at Wrexham University - UCAS