The BA (Hons) in Fine Art has been designed to introduce you to a variety of creative disciplines such as painting, drawing, video, sculpture and photography but also to address the blurring of traditional boundaries between these disciplines. This introduction serves as the basis for your development as artists, makers and as creative thinkers engaged in the cultural life of contemporary society. The programme aims to offer a learning experience in which the interdependence of practical and theoretical development underpins the acquisition of knowledge and learning.
Year 1 for full-time students (Level 4): FA101 Introduction to Fine Art; FA102 Visual and Cultural Contexts 1; FA103 Visual and Cultural Contexts 2; FA104 Thematic, Technical and Conceptual Development; FA105 Introduction to Studio Practice. Year 2 for full-time students (Level 5): FA201 Professional Practice; FA202 Studio Practice; FA203 Site Specific Artwork; FA205 Cultural Contexts and Dissertation Proposal. Year 3 for full-time students (Level 6): FA301 Dissertation; FA302 Research and Formative Development; FA303 Subject Realisation; FA304 Professional Practice.
Coursework is assessed in a range of different ways in order to accommodate a variety of learning styles and aptitudes including portfolio and sketchbook submissions, exhibitions, group presentations, written essays and research folders. Percentage of the course assessed by coursework: Year 1 100% coursework: 80% Studio based with a written element 20%; Year 2 100% coursework: 80% Studio based with a written element 20%; Year 3 100% coursework: 75% Studio based with a written element 25%.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University Centre has decided to temporarily stop sponsoring international students who need a student visa to study on our programmes in our campuses in the UK until further notice.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS 6.0 - minimum 5.5 across all components.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000||Year 1|
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