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UCAS CODE: W101

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Honours) - BFA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This three-year programme comprises three areas of practice: painting, fine art media, and sculpture, with an integrated critical studies component. All practice-based staff are practising artists and scholars with significant exhibition and public profiles. Our students also benefit from London's vast cultural resources.

Your learning

The BFA is practice-based, with an emphasis on a self-initiated programme of work. This is supported by one-to-one and group tutorials, across-school events, critiques, contemporary art lectures and the critical studies programme. Technical inductions, workshops and one-to-one technical instruction are provided according to each student's academic needs.

Assessment

You will be assessed through tutorial reports, annual assessment of your practice-based work, and critical studies component. Your final assessment will be based on a final exam when you present your work.

Careers

The programme aims to: develop the individual visual intelligence you bring with you to the school; develop your critical awareness and understanding of fine art and its contexts; and provide the intellectual and practical resources to enable you to realise your creative potential as a professional artist.

Most Slade graduates become professional artists but you will leave UCL with a range of skills to branch out into a variety of careers in the creative professions and beyond. You will have built up practical, transferable and academic skills and these, alongside any experience you may have gained outside your degree, will widen your career options.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 31,200per year

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

Entry requirements

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 85 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    185 85%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    22nd

    14

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