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Course summary

Art & Philosophy brings together Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and Philosophy at the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law. You will be taught by artists of international standing and by respected practising philosophers. The Philosophy section of the course will introduce you to advanced philosophical approaches towards contemporary issues in politics, ethics, art, film, literature and the sciences. You will have the freedom to explore and develop your own interests, at your own pace, building strong foundations for a successful career in the creative industries. You are free to explore a wide range of mediums using our high quality studio spaces to support your practice. These include:

  • painting
  • sculpture - including clay, plaster, metal, ceramics, and bronze casting
  • woodworking - from picture framing to complex sculptural constructions
  • printmaking - including etching, screenprint, lithography, and photographic processes
  • photography - darkrooms for analogue photography and media labs for digital editing
  • film - green screen studio for film and photography
  • installation
  • performance
  • sound - sound studios
  • Digital Makers suite for 3D and laser-cutting
We offer opportunities to exhibit your work as you progress, culminating in our Degree Show in the final year. Philosophy modules introduce you to advanced philosophical approaches towards contemporary issues within art, ethics, film, literature, technology, and the sciences.

Modules

Modules can be viewed on the course webpage at dundee.ac.uk

Assessment method

Assessment methods can be viewed on the course webpage at dundee.ac.uk


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
WV15
Institution code:
D65
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/undergraduate/art-philosophy/entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

All applicants must also submit a comprehensive portfolio of art/design/creative work. Find out more on the University website (https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/ug/how-to-apply/art-philosophy-portfolio/).


English language requirements

You can find details of our specific IELTS English language requirements and other accepted English language qualifications on the individual course webpages on the University website. English language tests should be no more than two years old on the start date of your chosen course. All results will be verified online.

General guidance for our accepted English language qualifications

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/guides/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
EU £21900 Year 1
International £21900 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown for Rest of UK and Scottish students are for 2023/24. The fees for 2024/25 have not yet been confirmed and we expect confirmation of these in March 2024. International tuition fees shown are confirmed for 2024/25 entry. These will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.
Art & Philosophy at University of Dundee - UCAS