Fine Art University Centre Grimsby


Awarded by: University of Hull

A course that focuses on traditional painting and drawing skills required to be effective creative practitioners. This course teaches traditional painting and drawing skills to enable students to become highly skilled artists, sought after teachers and effective practitioners in the creative industries. The course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds to include many mature students. Students are encouraged to travel abroad and to seek links internationally with artists and creative organisations. This is coupled with organised trips abroad to visit museums and art galleries in Europe. The course has extensive links with local art studios and creative arts organisations which enables joint projects and the support of professional practice. The teaching staff are all professional artists who exhibit nationally in prestigious galleries in London and New York. The course also has a programme of visiting lecturers who support the course.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Scarborough TEC

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


The course is modular in design. Each year is 120 credits. Modules are 20 and 40 credits. These modules are designed to give students progressive painting, communication and research skills on level 4, 5 and 6. Modules include Methods, Materials and Techniques, Analytical Drawing, Studio Practice, Essay and Exhibition of Final work.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include peer assessment, exhibition of work, essays, written journals, verbal presentations and sketchbook reviews.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W100
Institution code G80
Campus name Scarborough TEC
Campus code S

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The Institute recognises a wide range of entry qualifications as being equivalent to A’ level standard; if students hold a qualification not listed above please contact the Institute's admissions team on +44 (0) 1472 311222 ext 434. International students must evidence they possess a satisfactory command of English language in terms of reading, writing, listening and are expected to have achieved Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), as defined by UK Visas and Immigration.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points

C/Grade 4 at English and Maths.
Applicants for the BA Hons in Fine Art are expected to show a portfolio of work that demonstrates a level of commitment to fine art practice.
Non academic Entry Requirements

In line with the widening participation brief and lifelong learning strategy, the course will also encourage applications from non-traditional learners who lack formal academic qualifications. All such non-traditional applicants will be interviewed, set an appropriate piece of work and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants for the BA Hons in Fine Art are expected to show a portfolio of work that demonstrates a level of commitment to fine art practice.
Non academic Entry Requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,500 Year 1
EU £7,500 Year 1
International £10,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Each student is expected to buy their own materials. This varies according to each student. However, we would expect students to spent at least £150 per year on materials. Students are also required to pay a studio fee of £60 per year. This is spent on materials and trips.