|Study location||United Kingdom, Aberystwyth|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
Additionally, state English examination results are accepted as proof of proficency.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Please attach pieces of your artwork to the application to show that your various experience in making skeches, painting and drawing.
applicant is required to submit a portfolio
The School of Art at Aberystwyth University conceives of Fine Art as a professional and intellectual pursuit, one that requires the disciplined acquisition of technical expertise, the formation of a creative intelligence, and an historical, critical, theoretical, and contemporary awareness of Fine Art practice. The BA Single Honours Fine Art program offers you a training that connects traditional skills with contemporary practice and theory. Tuition in Fine Art is available in painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, book illustration, experimental film, installation and site-specific performance. Entry is available directly from school or via foundation course.
All our staff members are active in Fine Art or Art Historical research; their experience as exhibiting artists, publishing art historians and practicing curators actively informs the teaching at Aberystwyth. Throughout their degree scheme, Fine Art students may also chose from the School’s portfolio of Art History modules that span the Renaissance to present day with a choice of vocation-oriented modules such as Art Gallery Education and Staging an Exhibition that engage with the curatorial study of art. Fine Art students additionally benefit from access to the School’s Museum and its internationally renowned collection of artworks. As versatile and articulate graduates, you will be able to pursue careers as artists, educators and curators, or to continue to postgraduate studies. You will emerge with real world capabilities, enabling you to shape your future and develop the career you deserve.
Career Prospects Our vocation-oriented practice-based modules as well as career-specific modules such as Professional Practice for Fine Artists and Research and Process in Practice have specifically been designed to enhance your employability. At the School of Art, students benefit from visiting practicing artists and curators, from guidance in CV writing, preparing for interviews, and from the numerous exhibition and volunteer employment opportunities that we organise. Our graduates enter high-profile careers in a variety of subjects both within and outside the arts, craft and design.
Fine Art degrees provide a solid foundation for diverse and rewarding career paths. Recent School of Art graduates have moved on to become secondary school teachers, higher education lecturers, art gallery managers and curators, children’s book illustrators, photographers and graphic designers, art directors in publishing, medical illustrators and employees with the Design Council, Arts Council, Tate Gallery, Royal Academy, Carlton Television, The Observer, Saachi Gallery, Damien Hirst, BBC, and the Universities of St Andrews, Lancaster, Leeds, Brighton, Kingston and Oxford.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.