Contemporary Arts Practice at Bath Spa University is a dynamic course for individuals who want a broad educational experience across the visual arts. You’ll be taught by practising artists and makers with specialist knowledge and you’ll work across a range of subjects, media and materials. You’ll have access to the excellent technical facilities the School of Art and Design offers, with the support and encouragement from committed staff. As the course progresses, you’ll explore your own individual studio practice in your chosen areas of study.
Designed for individuals with more than one field of interest.
Study a combination of visual art disciplines.
Delivered through a dynamic range of practical and theoretical based modules.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Full-time including foundation year
Year One will explore modules from two subject areas of your choice: 2D(painting and drawing), 3D(ceramics and sculpture); graphic arts and mixed media textiles. Optional modules may include hotography and moving image; printmaking; ceramics: form and surface and drawing: practice and theory. Alongside these modules you’ll also attend contextual studies and professional practice lectures.
In Year Two you’ll continue with two areas of study, or choose to specialise in any of the subjects you studied in year 1. Contextual studies and professional practice lectures also continue, with opportunities to publicly exhibit your work.
Year Three will continue with a similar programme to Year Two, but you’ll undertake and complete a dissertation, whilst preparing for your future career.
Please refer to our website for more information.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
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:
|A level||C C||Grades CC required with a Grade C in Art, or other art/design related subject.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||Overall Merit, Merit, Merit (MMM) required. Applicants will be invited to interview and will be required to bring high quality portfolio.|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|