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Course summary

Our BA (Hons) in Fine Art is a four-year intensive studio-based programme designed to support students in developing their own approach to creative practice. You will work closely with specialist staff to take multiple approaches to your creative work, and will be supported to use a wide range of:

  • materials
  • media
  • techniques
  • methods
  • technologies
  • tools associated with the discipline
You will also develop an understanding of how fine art is spread, consumed, and valued in contemporary culture and society. Areas in which you will work You can work across several areas within fine art creative practice, including:
  • installation
  • moving image
  • painting
  • participatory practice
  • performance
  • photography
  • printmaking (3D and traditional)
  • publications
  • sculpture
  • sound
Art Context A dedicated strand of Art Context courses provides a multidisciplinary context for your studies. These courses will develop your experience and skills in imaginative research, analysis and the communication of issues raised by the visual aspects of culture. In your Art Context courses, you will:
  • engage in a critical and creative dialogue with the work of your peers
  • gain an understanding of the nature of today's diverse visual cultures
  • study the artistic, intellectual, social and professional contexts that shape creative practice in fine art
  • learn how to best communicate your developing knowledge and insight in a range of written, oral, visual and practical forms


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
BAFA
Institution code:
E56
Campus name:
Central area campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Applicants studying Pearson BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Art and Design will be considered for entry with the following: * Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma with DMM. * Pearson BTEC Diploma with MM plus one A Level at A (or DM plus B at A Level). * Pearson BTEC Extended Certificate / Subsidiary Diploma with D plus two A Levels at B (or M plus AB at A Level). Applicants studying the University of the Arts London Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design will be considered with Merit. Direct entry to second year is available; see our website for entry requirements. Detailed entry requirements, including typical offer levels, and information about other qualifications we accept, are available on the University of Edinburgh’s website. You’ll also find important information on how to apply. You must submit a fully completed UCAS application that includes details of the qualifications you are taking, including full predicted grades for qualifications not yet completed, your personal statement and your reference.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ed.ac.uk/ug/BAFA

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about minimum qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ed.ac.uk/ug/BAFA

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Applicants will be asked to submit a digital portfolio to provide evidence of artistic aptitude and potential, this will form an important part of the selection process. Further information including the submission deadline is available on the University of Edinburgh website.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5Total 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.
TOEFL (iBT)92Total 92 with at least 20 in each component. We do not accept TOEFL MyBest Score to meet our English language requirements.
Cambridge English AdvancedTotal 176 with at least 162 in each component.
Cambridge English ProficiencyTotal 176 with at least 162 in each component.
Trinity ISEISE II with distinctions in all four components.
PTE Academic62Total 62 with at least 54 in each component.

Regardless of your nationality or country of residence, you must demonstrate a level of English language competency at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies. For SQA, GCSE and IB students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher: SQA National 5 at C; SQA Standard Grade at 3; SQA Intermediate 1 at A; SQA Intermediate 2 at C; GCSE/IGSCE at C or 4; Level 2 Certificate Grade C or IB Standard Level at 5 (English ab initio is not accepted for entry). We also accept a wider range of international qualifications and tests. English language qualifications must be no more than three and a half years old from the start date of the degree you are applying to study, unless you are using IELTS, TOEFL, or Trinity ISE, in which case it must be no more than two years old.

Full details of our English language requirements can be found on our website:

https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/undergraduate/entry-requirements/english-language


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £34800 Year 1
International £34800 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish students must apply to the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for payment of their tuition fees. EU On 9th July 2020 the decision was made by the Scottish Government to end free university tuition for European Union (EU) students starting in 2021-22. Funding policy for EU nationals and associated groups starting a course of study in academic year 2022-23 or later will be in line with international fees. Full time international and EU students will pay a fixed annual fee rate for the duration of their programme.
Fine Art at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS