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Fine Art: Drawing University of the Arts London Degree level: Undergraduate


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BA (Hons) Fine Art: Drawing at Camberwell College of Arts teaches drawing as an extension of thinking. Students develop their understanding of the subject in relation to wider issues in art, and are encouraged to look at how drawing is used in other disciplines such as architecture, choreography, mathematics and science.

What can you expect?
• To explore drawing as an end in itself, as well as a means for exploring other modes of art practice like film, installation, performance and sculpture.
• To explore how drawing is used in disciplines outside art such as medicine, architecture and dance choreography.
• To initiate and organise external projects, where students learn vital professional skills and develop a better understanding of context for your work.
• Cross-course crits and tutorials, with second year activities and exhibitions giving Drawing students the chance to discuss their work with their Fine Art programme peers studying Painting, Photography and Sculpture.
• To test how their artworks are installed, received and understood by participating in an external exhibition with students from across our BA (Hons) Fine Art programme.
• A Fine Art lecture series open to all Camberwell undergraduate students studying Drawing, Painting, Photography and Sculpture.
• Taught studio sessions that compliment students’ work on; drawing and the body - an exploration of the body as object and subject on the page and in real space, life drawing, linear perspective and orthographic projection drawing, and using measurement to translate objects and spaces into lines.

By retaining single subject degrees in Fine Art at undergraduate level, Camberwell offers students the chance to study in depth Painting, Sculpture, Photography and Drawing, while still allowing students to access cross-course teaching and facilities, as well as working with their peers in other Fine Art areas.

All undergraduate Fine Art students at Camberwell attend cross-course crits and tutorials throughout their course, even though they are primarily based in their own subject areas.

Work experience and opportunities
BA (Hons) Drawing students have had placements with artists including Susan Collis, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Aleksandra Mir, Susan Stockwell, Berlinde de Bruyckere and furniture design and manufacturing company OPM. Students have also participated or performed in artists Joan Jonas and Doug Fishbone’s work and collaborated with galleries including The Courtauld and LUPA.

You will have the chance to exhibit your work in external exhibitions. Previous spaces have included Cafe Gallery Projects and Dilston Grove, The Departure Foundation, Hotel Elephant, The Old Operating Theatre and Copeland Gallery.

You will have the opportunity in your second year of an exchange with an international art school. Recent students have studied in Bergen, Ghent, Leipzig, Madrid, Marseille and Milan.

About Camberwell College of Arts
Camberwell College of Arts is internationally regarded for the outstanding quality of its courses, staff and facilities.

It is a unique place to study with a strong sense of community, which encourages students to rethink current practices and cultivate their own style.

Camberwell has had major investment over the last couple of years, with a new academic building and halls of residence on campus, transforming it into a 21st century art school embedded in its local, national and international communities, and dedicated to driving forward positive social change through art and design.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code W111
Institution code U65
Campus name Camberwell College of Arts
Campus code A

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level CC at A-level or an equivalent qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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University of the Arts London
272 High Holborn

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