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Fine Art and History of Art BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    VW31

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    72nd

    10
  • Subject Ranking

    13th

    3 (Art & Design)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    185

  • Graduate Prospects

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    57

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.06

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

This distinctive degree supports your individual concerns and development and enables you to navigate your way through theory and practice, various fine art media, and thematic strands within the study of art history and visual cultures. **Why study BA Fine Art & History of Art at Goldsmiths?**- You’ll gain the expertise that will help you develop independent thought and confidence in your practice, as well as transferable skills suitable for employment in the creative industries.- Studying both the theory and practice of fine art means you’ll be able to take a critical approach to your work and think about it in the wider context of art history.- We're renowned for our strengths in the creative and visual arts, as well as humanities subjects, so you'll be able to benefit from this wide-ranging expertise.- We're ranked 12th in the world for art (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018).- Staff on the programme are practising artists, curators, academics and writers, here to help you develop your practice, focus your research and respond to the work that you make.- Our teaching takes advantage of the many galleries, art spaces, museums, cultural facilities and specialist libraries in London and on campus you'll have access to a studio space and excellent facilities including specialist art practice areas, as well as the newly opened Goldsmiths Centre of Contemporary Art.- Invited artists, curators, gallerists, administrators and funders will provide you with specialist advice and further information to complement your studies and prepare you for professional life after graduation.Please note the BA Fine Art and History of Art only accepts applications for first year entry.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Grades / Points

EEE–BBB

Details

Successful completion of three A-levels, or an equivalent qualification.PLUS successful completion of an Art and Design Foundation diploma and portfolio of work.OR Successful completion of a Foundation diploma, BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design (completed by the end of the academic year preceding entry).Please note, students applying directly from A-Levels who have not completed an Art and Design Foundation or BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design will not be eligible for this programme.After submitting your application you'll be asked to upload a portfolio and essay online. If selected for interview, you'll be asked to bring along a portfolio of recent work and an essay. Mature students without formal qualifications who have relevant experience are also welcomed.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

72nd

About this University

Goldsmiths, University of London has an academic legacy stretching back to 1891, providing a rich heritage in the arts and creative disciplines, and subjects from the humanities and social sciences to computing. With an established history of seeing the world differently, students at Goldsmiths are encouraged to challenge preconceptions and traditional subject boundaries, and are supported in exploring new ideas.

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SE14 6NW

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