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Fine Art (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: W102

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**A studio-centred fine arts degree, encouraging independent enquiry and delivered by practising artists.**- Outstanding programme of visiting speakers, including internationally acclaimed artists and curators.- Exceptional academic and technical support in painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, film, sound, performance and photography.- Exciting collaborative opportunities with external partners such as Tate Exchange, Porthleven Prize and Gane Trust Travel Award.This studio-centred course offers you the opportunity to explore the disciplines of painting, sculpture, performance, installation, printmaking, and lens-based and digital media.The Fine Art course is characterised by a profound synergy between academic and technical teaching and learning. You'll work towards an independent, critical and reflective practice, supported through tutorials, workshops, lectures, study trips and, in the first year, weekly contact with your personal tutor.Our lecturers are engaged in their own practice as artists, bringing a contagious energy to the dialogue and exchange with students. In this community, students, tutors and dedicated technicians work together to understand and develop what contemporary art can or should be today. You’ll develop the skills you need for a successful career - as an artist or in a related profession.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where you undertake a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between your second and final years of undergraduate study. You can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) yourself, with support from the Careers team.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : CCC - BBC

A Level - grades BBC-CCC including Grade C in an Art or Design or related subject preferred.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 87 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    146 66%

    22nd

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    67th

    44
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    35th

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