Fine Art at York St John University - UCAS

Course summary

Become an artist with ideas generated through critical thinking and experimentation. Discover what drives your practice and learn to exhibit your work. Push the boundaries of creativity and explore new ways of thinking and making art. Your time in the studio is a chance for you to experiment and find expresses your creativity through art. Explore the histories and theories of art and consider how they connect to the work you do. From the beginning of this course you will experiment with contemporary ways of making and embracing artistic practice. You will explore different materials and styles as you engage with: Drawing Painting Printmaking Sculpture Photography Performances and video. As you progress through the course you will refine your skills, finding your personal style. As you discover the mediums and processes you enjoy working with, we will encourage you to pursue them. Alongside your practical work you will explore theories and histories of fine art. You will investigate ideas and research projects that build your understanding of art practices. When you become a fine art student, you gain access to our creative workspaces. We have a studio space for each student, giving you the foundation you need to explore your creativity. We also have workshops dedicated to sculpture and printmaking. Our darkroom lets you explore traditional photography methods. The digital suites have Adobe Creative Suite installed for your use. We also give you amazing opportunities to prepare for your future in the creative industries. These include opportunities to: Work on live projects with gallery spaces and industry professionals Showcase your work at our annual degree show and national graduate exhibitions. Visit cities around the world to enrich your cultural awareness and see a variety of art practices Take part in work placement opportunities and internships

Modules

Modules may include: Year 1: Form and Ground Context: Marking Art and Artists Time and Space Presenting Representation Year 2 Stuff and Things Makings, Sensing, Thinking Professional Networks Something and Nothing Art: Ethics and Aesthetics Professional Networks Year 3 Dissertation Advanced Studio Professional Futures Degree Show


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
WWC2
Institution code:
Y75
Campus name:
York St John University
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

For Second Year entry, applicants must have completed the first year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 120 credits. For Third Year entry, applicants must have completed the first and second year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 240 credits. Applicants will need to submit a transcript of their completed study, and offers will be subject to a mapping exercise of modules to ensure an appropriate alignment of course content. Please be aware that transfer applications are subject to availablity of space on the selected academic year of your chosen course. For more information on the transfer process, please see https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/transferring-to-york-st-john-university/. If transferring to the final year of a course containing a placement or study abroad year, you must have also completed a placement or study abroad year prior to starting the course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

If your application is successful, you will be invited to a portfolio day. On the day, you will show your work to our tutors and discuss your work and the ideas behind it.

Portfolio

If your application is successful, you will be invited to a portfolio day. On the day, you will show your work to our tutors and discuss your work and the ideas behind it.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
Fine Art at York St John University - UCAS