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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course offers a challenging opportunity to study both the technical and contextual aspects of traditional and contemporary painting. Through a mixed sequence of objective and subjective projects, which explore the grammar and forms of painting, the course develops an informed context to extemporise and develop a personal expression, as well as a fuller understanding of the subject. The course also delivers a taught drawing programme, from years one through to three, which is an integral component of the Painting course.You will be learning in an environment that encourages personal expression and interpretation as well as collaborative activity. As a result, you will be able to study and develop your full creative potential, both critically and practically, in the context of the contemporary visual art world. Our Painting graduates have been highly successful in achieving a diverse range of national awards, from a BAFTA (for a music video) to the established Florence Scholarships. Many have also studied at prestigious postgraduate schools, including the Slade and the Royal College of Art.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Over 132 nationalities are represented on the RGU campus, by staff and students.
25,000 students live in the city of Aberdeen, around 10% of which are international.
English language support is provided by the Study Skills team for the duration of studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 86 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    159 71%

    14th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    10th

    2

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