Fine Art Painting University Centre St Helens

Undergraduate

Awarded by: University of Chester

The BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting degree at University Centre St Helens is one of only a few degree courses in the country of its type, allowing you to study painting as a specialist practice from day one of your study.

Over the three years of the degree, students have the opportunity to develop an individual, deep understanding of established painting principles, to innovate, experiment and acquire confidence with a wide range of creative, technical, philosophical and aesthetic processes within fine art painting.

Upon graduation you will have a robust and critical understanding of the contemporary environment in which you will practice. This degree is designed to provide you with academic and practical expertise.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    University Centre St Helens

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessment is carried out throughout the three years via both formative and summative assessments through essays, written reports, practical work, oral presentations, journals, sketchbooks, logbooks, live projects (mural and exhibition) and computer based work form the basis of your assessable coursework. Work is also reviewed through seminars, group critiques and academic tutorials. A final year show in the third year will allow you to display your work to a wider audience, including influential industry advocates.


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 W120
Institution code S51
Campus name University Centre St Helens
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, you may need to apply for a Tier 4 visa in order to enter and study in the UK. However, please note that University Centre St Helens does not hold a Tier 4 Sponsor Licence to support student visa applications.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points No specific subjects are required.
A level CDD Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 0 credits
P: 30 credits
Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,750 Year 1
England £7,750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,750 Year 1
Scotland £7,750 Year 1
Wales £7,750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit the University Centre St Helens website for full details of additional costs that relate to this degree course.