|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.
In choosing to study this Art History with Fine Art Degree you will discover the many facets of Art History and Visual Culture. You will examine the significant issues of Art History from a variety of aspects that include methodology, criticism, and theoretical suppositions. You will uncover these issues through a variety teaching and learning methods and you will be able to build upon these skills in your second and third years when you construct your own curriculum from a broad portfolio of modules that includes Art and Society; Contemporary Art; History of Graphic Art; and the Renaissance amongst several others. Upon successful completion of the Art History with Fine Art Degree you will have the skills and capabilities sought by employers and the foundation for a successful career.
This degree scheme allows you to engage with the study of art and visual culture from a range of different perspectives and through close engagement with actual works of art. The modules you take in Fine Art will allow you to create your own original work and to draw links between your theoretical knowledge and your own creative practice. As this is a major/ minor scheme you will spend two-thirds of your time studying Art History and one-third studying Fine Art.
The School of Art can offer you excellent facilities for the study of painting, the graphic arts, and photography, with studio facilities for painting, printmaking in intaglio, lithography, screen and relief printing, typography, black and white and colour photography, computer graphics, and most forms of reprographics.
As a student at Aberystwyth you will have access to a superb range of visual arts, including an extensive collection of original artworks. The School of Art is an Accredited Museum that runs its own galleries and houses a collection of some 20,000 prints, photographs, drawings and watercolours, ceramics and decorative art dating from the fifteenth century to the present day. The Ceramics Gallery in the University Arts Centre also houses an important collection of twentieth-century studio pottery.
Graduates of this degree scheme are highly qualified for a range of art-related careers, such as museum or art gallery curator or education officer, arts administrator, conservation officer or art therapist. Alternatively, you may choose to become a professional artist, photographer, printmaker, book illustrator, graphic designer, fashion or textile designer. You could choose to go onto further study and pursue a career in lecturing and research, or you could take a PGCE and teach in a school. However, your options are not limited to careers that are directly related to your degree scheme. Other career prospects include public relations, advertising, librarianship, local government and management.