If you would like to express your artistic side and even make a career from it, this HNC Contemporary Art Practice will allow you to explore the practice and context of contemporary art through drawing, painting and sculpture with up-to-date topics such as conceptual processes and digital art form. You will develop your inquiring, analytical and problem solving skills in tandem with technical and artistic skills, ensuring that you are suitably equipped to turn your artistic talent into a successful career.
How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)||Pass||Creative and Digital Media|
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
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50.0||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72.0||Min 72 or above with min 17 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 via the following link.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,285 *||Year 1|
|International||£6,855 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,285 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,720 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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