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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carlisle - Brampton Road

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Our Fine Art course is top in the UK**National Student Survey 2019 (100% Student Satisfaction)**Why study at University of Cumbria**Study a range of art disciplines and get ready for a real-world role in the arts. Our interdisciplinary, studio-based Fine Art course will enable you to develop your ideas into an exciting and fulfilling creative practice, while you become an ambitious and confident maker. You will acquire and hone your skills across all the Fine Art disciplines of painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography (both wet and dry) and digital media. We provide you with impressive, bespoke studios and easy access to state of the art resources so you can create your very own adaptable and readily available space for your ambitious work.**Course Overview**You will develop an awareness of contemporary fine art practices and hone your ability to make, critique and discuss your work and that of others. Our close-knit and supportive community will inspire your creativity and shape your individual practice.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**- Easy access to fabrication facilities in metal, wood, ceramic, as well as print studios, dark rooms and audio/visual labs.- Deepen your historical, theoretical and critical understanding of Fine Art- Develop your own practice based on themes that you’re passionate about- All lecturers are practising artists – many are world-renowned- Every chance to master a full range of art disciplines to develop your own unique style- Develop an ambitious portfolio of work to impress a wide range of future employers- Develop entrepreneurial skills – including self-employment and marketing - essential for real-world success- Small class sizes, so we get to know you as an individual and help you to flourish.- Encouraged to exhibit locally and nationally throughout your undergraduate career, create and run your own space in Carlisle, visit galleries of note nationally and internationally.Our graduates have gone on to work in national and international museums and galleries, in the private sector and creative industries. Some have become self-employed artists, others are part of artist networks that perform across Europe. Many of our graduates have also gone into postgraduate education.- **Year 1** In Year One, you will focus on the development of your skills across all Fine Art disciplines with practical work playing an important role in informing art theory, as well as critical and historic perspectives.- **Year 2** Year Two will see you developing these skills, as well as addressing professional fine art practice and current issues. Plus, you will curate and organise a public exhibition of your work, gaining essential professional experience.- **Year 3** Year Three centres around a curated degree show, where you put your artistic and professional practice skills to the test.**Your Career with a Fine Art Degree**Former students have stepped into roles in national and international museums and galleries, in the private sector and creative industries or are self-employed artists after graduating with us. Many of our graduates move into postgraduate education.So, start your success story with our Fine Art degree that will help you make a significant contribution to the artistic and cultural landscape.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    128 57%

    48th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    80th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    20th

    25

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