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Contemporary Arts and Professional Studies FdA

Bath Spa University

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    University Centre Weston

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Contemporary Art and Professional Studies combines studio-based practice with entrepreneurial-focused learning to provide a pathway into the multibillion-pound UK creative industries.

Applauded by external examiners for its cutting-edge approach to helping students refine their individual creative identity, this course is delivered by professional artists who will help you develop practical and academic skills so that you can position yourself professionally within the contemporary arts.

You'll be assessed through a combination of practical exams and coursework, with an assessment breakdown of 25% practical exams and 75% coursework. There are no written exams on this course.

Many graduates from this programme have progressed to the Honours Top-up in Contemporary Art and Professional Studies at UCW.

Graduates can also utilise the creative contacts they have made during their studies to launch freelance artistic enterprises.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : CDD

A Level Art and Design or another creative subjects preferred.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Practical experience and industry insights are integral to each course, with opportunities to learn new skills and partner with an industry mentor.
The university takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously. It scored a first-class award in the 2019 People and Planet Green League.
Home from home: accommodation ranges from city-centre to on-campus, and Bath is recognised as one of the safest student cities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 86 2

    78th out of 93 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    138 62%

    29th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    77th

    18
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    98 47%

    79th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    63rd

    25

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