Art and Contemporary Practices at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS

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Course summary

Explore your creative identity and engage your imagination, working on collaborative projects, participatory art, community initiatives, digital creation, relational practices, curation, art and education, public art, and more. Interpret and contextualise theory, creative, and technical skills to produce effective contemporary art that builds engagement between the art world and the wider community. Set your sights on a successful career, focusing on employment in your chosen field, with opportunities to explore the evolving possibilities for art and creativity within the full context of contemporary art, health, recreation, and education.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

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)

Entry to year two may be possible if you have completed HNC Contemporary Art Practice, with a grade B or above I the Graded Unit. Entry to year three may be possible if you have completed HND Contemporary Art Practice, with a grade B or above I the Graded Unit.

International applicants

Students will need Student Route visa sponsorship to study on the UK. Part-time study is not open to international students requiring Student Route visa sponsorship to study in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Other

This course offers optional modules/units which may require PVG Scheme Membership (Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

you may be required to attend an interview

Portfolio

We will consider individual competence in art, design or lens based skills evidenced by a portfolio of your work


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic5858 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)80Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

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

This is a Top-Up Degree whereby Year 1 of the course comprises an HNC and in some cases Year 2 an HND. Courses which comprise an HN award as their first and/or second year will be charged the Higher National fee for the first and/or second year, increasing to the degree fee rate after this. Please see the course page for specific fees details. RUK students will be charged the RUK HN fee for the Higher National portion of the programme and the degree portion will be charge at the RUK degree fee, the fourth year of consecutive study on the programme is free. EU/EEA and Swiss nationals starting their study in Scotland from academic year 2021-22, who do not have settled status, will be considered as international for fee purposes. For 2023-24, the university offered an automatic scholarship for the degree level study, with the 4th year of honours degrees free for those studying full-time, on continuous study. A decision on scholarships for 2024-25 entry is still to be confirmed. For full details on fees and funding please visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI House
Old Perth Road
Inverness
IV2 3JH


Clearing contact details

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Publicised Clearing Contact

01463 279190

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Art and Contemporary Practices at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS