Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Reasons to choose Kingston – Kingston was ranked ninth in the UK for Art in the Guardian University League Tables 2020. – Kingston University is an associate of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), so you’ll receive free membership and access to seminars and events. – You’ll gain the expertise to develop independent thought and confidence in your practice, as well as transferable skills suitable for employment in the creative industries. About this course This course will support your development as an artist and help you engage with visual and material culture. It combines a fine art studio practice with a historical and critical study of visual images. In our workshops, you’ll build confidence and competence. You’ll produce work for a portfolio, exhibition and review and have the chance to exhibit your work. You’ll explore both traditional forms of painting and sculpture as well as new forms such as film and digital printmaking. You’ll analyse cultural, historical and political contexts and environments. 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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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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.