University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

Fine Art

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

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Our Fine Art course is top in the UK National Student Survey 2019 (100% Student Satisfaction) Why study at University of Cumbria Study a range of art disciplines and get ready for a real-world role in the arts. Our interdisciplinary, studio-based Fine Art course will enable you to develop your ideas into an exciting and fulfilling creative practice, while you become an ambitious and confident maker. You will acquire and hone your skills across all the Fine Art disciplines of painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography (both wet and dry) and digital media. We provide you with impressive, bespoke studios and easy access to state of the art resources so you can create your very own adaptable and readily available space for your ambitious work. Course Overview You will develop an awareness of contemporary fine art practices and hone your ability to make, critique and discuss your work and that of others. Our close-knit and supportive community will inspire your creativity and shape your individual practice.

  • Year 1 In Year One, you will focus on the development of your skills across all Fine Art disciplines with practical work playing an important role in informing art theory, as well as critical and historic perspectives.
  • Year 2 Year Two will see you developing these skills, as well as addressing professional fine art practice and current issues. Plus, you will curate and organise a public exhibition of your work, gaining essential professional experience.
  • Year 3 Year Three centres around a curated degree show, where you put your artistic and professional practice skills to the test.
Your Career with a Fine Art Degree Former students have stepped into roles in national and international museums and galleries, in the private sector and creative industries or are self-employed artists after graduating with us. Many of our graduates move into postgraduate education. So, start your success story with our Fine Art degree that will help you make a significant contribution to the artistic and cultural landscape.

Course details

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW100
Institution code C99
Campus nameCarlisle - Brampton Road
Campus codeB

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points
A level CCC - BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM - DMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 30 credits 60 credits, 45 must be graded at Level 3
Scottish Higher BBCC - ABBB

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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