Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Reasons to choose Kingston – 100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17). – Kingston was ranked ninth in the UK (out of 72) for Art (Guardian University League Tables, 2019). – Kingston University is an associate of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), so you’ll receive free membership and access to seminars and events. About this course This course combines a creative studio environment with the rigorous study of visual images. It will support your development as an artist and your engagement with visual and material culture. Through technical and studio-based workshops you’ll build confidence and competence in your practice. You’ll produce work for a portfolio, exhibition and review, and have the chance to exhibit your work. This course offers a critical approach to the study of fine art. You’ll analyse visual and textual material, environments, objects, artifacts, and their cultural, historical, and political contexts. Through a guided research project you’ll examine an art history theme in depth and complete a dissertation.
Examples of modules: Please note that is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Year 1:
- Introducing Studio Practice
- Professional Skills I
- Developing Studio Practice
- Professional Skills II
- Sustaining Studio Practice
Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||The preferred entry route for this course is for applicants to be taking an Art & Design Foundation Diploma, or the recognised equivalent. Applicants will need a minimum of 112 tariff points from recognised level 3 qualifications. Plus GCSE (A*–C or comparable numeric scores under the newly reformed GCSE gradings): five subjects including English and Maths (Key Skills Level 2 may be used in lieu of GCSE English and Maths). Offers will be made on the basis of your UCAS application, portfolio of work and interview for selected applicants. You will be notified by email giving you advice about how to upload your online portfolio, once we have received your application.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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