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Fine Art: Computational Arts BA (Hons)

University of the Arts London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Camberwell College of Arts

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BA Fine Art Computational Arts at Camberwell College of Arts will introduce you to new technologies that are changing the interface between art and culture.This course is subject to validation. Validation is a process that makes sure students get a high quality academic experience. During validation there maybe be some changes to course content and structure. Please contact us if you have any questions about this course. This course sees coding as a material that can be used in fine art computational practice. It will enable you to explore how computational creativity and artificial intelligence can be applied to the arts. It offers you the opportunity to invent new interactive ways of working with sound and moving image.**What to expect**• A space where you can explore emergent research areas such as human computer interaction, artificial intelligence and machine learning. These open-up controversial ethical debates around digital citizenship, ‘the cyborg’ and big data. You will be encouraged to engage with these in order to articulate and contextualise your practice in an ethical, relevant and sustainable way• Your time to be divided between the fine art studios and the Creative Computing Institute (CCI), with much of your technical teaching taking place at the CCI• Structured activities to expand your awareness of the digital possibilities for fine art as an expanded field of practice• Practical skills-enhancing workshops that will introduce you to the principles of creative coding• To work with open source programming software such as Processing, OpenFrameworks, P5.js and Arduino• To learn how to program in languages such as Java, Javascript and C++• To be introduced to the artistic potential of immersive media and machine learning• To explore areas such as physical computing and advanced visualisation• To look at key terms that underpin ideas and contexts relevant to computational media within contemporary art and culture• Project-based teaching that will introduce you to essential creative attributes such as leadership, independence and resilience• The opportunity to co-create with software students from the CCI Camberwell College of Arts, UAL is a renowned art and design college driving positive social impact through art and design. Our unique studio culture offers students the freedom and support to explore their individual creativity using facilities that embrace both traditional craftsmanship and digital technology.We believe passionately in social citizenship, whilst maintaining the view that arts must remain committed to the rewards of free inquiry and experimentation. Our students benefit from staff who take immense pride and care in guiding students in a journey of discovery, helping them develop the critical thinking, making skills and social sensibilities that equip them to thrive both individually and in their communities.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,920per year

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University information

University of the Arts London

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  • Campus address

    University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London, London, WC1V 7EY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    138 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%



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