Fine Art Practice Barnsley College Higher Education

Undergraduate

Students accepted on the BA (Hons) Fine Art programme will study a range of modules that encourage questioning alongside creative and critical thinking. Modules will draw from a range of disciplines throughout the programme in order to encourage an interdependent Fine Art practice. Practical workshops will include: Painting, Ceramics, Photography, Drawing, Printmaking, Artists Books, Multimedia, 3D design, Sculpture, Digital media and VR.

Students will engage in a range of practical workshops to build responses to established modules. Experienced staff and practicing artists will hold regular critiques and tutorials with students from across year groups and programmes to develop interdependent and critical thinking. Presentations, critical writing and practical investigation will encourage you to explore the boundaries of media, technologies and materials.

Art History and critical thinking workshops will help develop responses to themes and ideas that emerge from your developing practice. This includes opportunities to attend extended cultural visits and excursions to exhibitions nationwide. You will be encouraged to engage with professional opportunities through submission of work to exhibitions, events and public facing opportunities to develop your professional confidence.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    University Campus Barnsley (UCB)

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Assessment method

Modules will be assessed through exhibitions, studio output, presentations and critical writing. Students will engage a program of critiques with peers and staff to encourage critical thinking and analysis.


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 ARTF
Institution code B13
Campus name University Campus Barnsley (UCB)
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International students must have a minimum Individual English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 overall (minimum 4.5 per component) or equivalent is required for our HND and Degree programmes and a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.5 per component) for our degree programmes (Level 6).


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points We welcome applications from students with prior learning and or previous experience. Evidence should be submitted through the application and interview process.
A level DDD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP

• A portfolio of creative design work including sketchbooks and preliminary work.
• GCSE English at grade C/grade 4 or above.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,995 Year 1
Scotland £5,995 Year 1
Wales £5,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are quoted based on 2017 entry information and are subject to change for 2018.