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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This progressive and unique student-centred fine art course enables you to develop, define and perfect your skills as a professional artist at one of the top creative universities in the UK.The course embraces all possible forms of artistic mediums and while you will be given opportunities to familiarise yourself with contemporary and historical art and their theories, you are also encouraged to find your own unique voice in art.You will work in an environment in which we will support you to nurture and cultivate your artistic potential, and grow into confident makers and thinkers who will be able to navigate through contemporary art and its related fields such as art curation, art education, and art criticism.Our dedicated studios in the School of Art, Design and Fashion are equipped to enable you to accomplish your talent through craft. You will be allocated personal studio space and have full access to a range of dedicated workshops including a sculpture workshop with metalwork, welding, woodworking and casting equipment; a print-making workshop with intaglio, dry point, etching, silkscreen, woodcut and letterpress facilities; a digital print workshop with high-quality large-scale print facilities, high-end scanners and the latest software; and photography darkrooms and studios.You’ll also have the opportunity to use our media academy facilities, which boasts Mac suites with the latest design software, as well as a media store containing high-definition cameras, video cameras and sound equipment.The course’s strong industry and community links has allowed previous students to engage in an ambitious programme of professional development alongside their own individual artistic practice by developing an online portfolio and designing and running a group exhibition at a professional gallery within the city.Students study under the guidance of a team of highly skilled industry professionals who have recent and extensive experience in exhibition and commission based work and are supported by excellent teaching and studio facilities.**What does this course lead to?**The course is designed to nurture your unique approach and help you grow into a professional artist, film-maker, photographer or performance artist, but also provides support in developing a wide range of exciting career paths: art critic, art journalist, writer or poet, theorist, lecturer, school teacher or art therapist.**Who is this course for?**The fine art programme at Solent is ideally suited to students who are interested in refining their artistic skills and familiarising themselves with theoretical frameworks in art. Applicants should demonstrate a basic level of skill set in art, and some level of contextual understanding of art practice.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,800per year

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

University information

Solent University (Southampton)

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  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 86 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    127 57%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%



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