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Fine Art (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • 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.**Integrated Foundation Year**- Evolve. Build your confidence, skills and knowledge in preparation for your undergraduate course.- Develop. Challenge perceptions, make, explore and investigate new territory through active projects.- Realise. Pursue your undergraduate specialism- We want to ensure that you reach your full potential. That's why we've devised an intensive and experimental Foundation course that develops your art and design abilities in relation to contemporary practice, and introduces you to our exceptional facilities and staff.You'll enhance your drawing skills, and explore the many materials and processes encountered in art and design practice. As the year progresses, you'll begin to specialise in your chosen discipline, acquiring advanced skills and knowledge in preparation for continued study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : CC

Grades CC including Grade C in Art & Design or related 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

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    138 62%

    29th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    77th

    18

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