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Course summary

About this Course: This stimulating, hands-on course comprises practical workshops, lectures and gallery visits. The programme supports the development of your studio practice within fine art, craft, ceramics or textiles with the option to specialise or work across disciplines. Emphasis is placed upon creative experimentation with a variety of media and the development of individual ideas and approaches. You will continually develop your skills by tackling challenging project briefs, often in collaboration with external agencies. You will research opportunities within the creative industries and develop a sound understanding of practice within the various disciplines. Your first year aims to develop your creative skills in a range of 2D and 3D art forms with a focus on fine art, craft, ceramics and textiles. You will be introduced to art and design software and develop your digital creative skills. Critical and contextual studies will encourage you to engage with new ideas, theories and contemporary debate. In your final two years will allow you to develop your area of specialist practice that may explore an area of the visual arts in depth or cross boundaries between disciplines. You will engage in competitions and live briefs set by clients from the industry where you will gain valuable experience in real world projects. ​At Rotherham College we provide smaller study groups with training from industry professionals in industry settings. Our connections will allow you to gain the latest skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the art and design industry. ​ Modules Covered: Year 1 Visual Communication Studio Practice: Ceramics Contextual and Cultural Practice 1 Studio Practice: Textiles Studio Practice: 3D Materials and Exploration Studio Practice: Fine Art Year 2 Specialist Practice 1 Contextual and Cultural Practice 2 Studio Practice: Live Brief Specialist Practice 2 Professional Practice 1 Year 3 Extended Practice 1 Dissertation Extended Practice 2 Professional Practice 2 Progression:

  • Upon successful completion of the course you could progress to employment within the creative industry as a fine artist, ceramicist, design maker or textile artist.
  • Further study to complete a Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: A minimum of 64 UCAS points from a combination of the following -
  • At least 2 A-Levels, including an art-based subject
  • BTEC Extended Diploma - Merit, Merit, Pass
  • GCSE Maths and English - Grade C/4
  • Access to Higher Education qualification in Art and Design - Pass
  • GNVQ Advanced Diploma in Art and Design
All Candidates will attend a formal interview including a presentation of a portfolio of artwork. If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W100
Institution code:
R52
Campus name:
Rotherham College - Town Centre Campus
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

64 UCAS points from a minimum combination of the following: •Minimum of 2 A-Levels to include an art-based subject •BTEC Extended Diploma - Merit, merit, pass •GCSE Maths and English - Grade C •Access to Higher Education qualification in Art and Design - Pass •Diploma in Foundation Studies – Pass •GNVQ Advanced Diploma in Art and Design All candidates will attend a formal interview including presentation of a portfolio of artwork. Applicants without formal qualifications but who possess a portfolio of evidence and experience may be considered via interview.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6900 Year 1
Scotland £6900 Year 1
Wales £6900 Year 1

Additional fee information

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