|Study location||United Kingdom, Newcastle City Campus|
|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
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Whether your interests lie in painting and sculpture, architecture, interior design, textiles and fashion or digital media, this innovative course will provide you with a solid foundation to pursue a career in the contextualisation of art and design. The course is structured around three interlocking streams to link rigorous academic inquiry into art and design history, the experience and curation of art and design in wider society, as well as other vocational experience in the cultural industries.
This course is unusual and innovative in combining the study of Art History with Design History, and integrating academic, experiential and vocational elements to give you an excellent foundation for a career in the cultural sector.
You do not need a qualification in art and design history to apply, just a keen interest in art and design and an enthusiasm for creative thinking. So whether your goal is to organise exhibitions, write about art and design, set up events, or progress to postgraduate research, this course will provide you with the intellectual skills and practical experience to realise your ambitions.
Your course in brief
You will study art and design history through lectures, seminars, field trips and digital media, and begin vocational training for a career in the arts.
You will further investigate major issues in art and design, and undertake a work experience placement at a major institution specialising in art and design.
You will critically investigate art and design in physical and digital spaces, and undertake self-directed research and professional development projects.
By the end of this course, you will be a critically engaged, professionally motivated, and intellectually enquiring graduate, with the confidence and skills to communicate your expertise in the field of Art and Design.
Through undertaking a core strand of professional development modules, you will also be prepared for a career in the cultural industries (e.g. museums, galleries, archives, arts and design markets, community engagement, writing, publishing and digital communication), and to contribute to new knowledge and creative partnerships within this sector.