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Fine art (W1)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Fine art (W100) The aesthetic representation in one medium of what is reality in another. Encompasses all artistic media. Art & Design
Drawing (W110) The study of/training in the expression of emotions, ideas or views of reality through representation by lines on a surface. Includes the use of such media as pen & ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel etc. Art & Design
Painting (W120) The study of/training in the expression of emotions, ideas or views of reality through representation by the application of paints and chemical colour substances to canvasses or other materials. Art & Design
Sculpture (W130) The representation of reality using three-dimensional media, e.g. stone, metal, wood etc. Art & Design
Printmaking (W140) The study of/training in the expression of emotions, ideas or views of reality by rendering art concepts onto surfaces and transferring images, via ink or dyes, onto paper or fabric. Art & Design
Calligraphy (W150) The study of/training in the artistic construction of hand-written text. Art & Design
Fine art conservation (W160) The study of the conservation, protection and restoration of fine art artefacts. Art & Design
Fine art not elsewhere classified (W190) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Fine Art categories. To be used sparingly. Art & Design