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BA (Hons)Fine Art

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Based in some of the best studios in the UK, you’ll enjoy the freedom, space and support needed to establish your own artistic voice. There are no set pathways to learning and this means you’ll have genuine freedom to experiment in any media appropriate to your ideas, encouraging you to experiment in or across painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, installation, film and video.

This fine art course gives you the knowledge, skills and support to imaginatively develop your creative ideas to a professional standard. Graduates work in a broad range of careers, and flourish as artists, curators, teachers, designers, and in other fields that require creative and visual thinking.

Our graduates are adaptable, imaginative and have the confidence to make things happen. To get you to this stage, you’ll be supported through the course by our experienced tutors and technical staff – all professional artists in their own right.

Programme structure

The first year introduces you to practice and context, workshop methods through projects, seminars and field visits.

You will begin to develop your own language, interests and understanding to enable you to establish a practice. Your practice is supported by presentations, seminar discussions of historical and contemporary themes and ideas, and collaborative practices with other students in the school or faculty.

Students Sebastian van Driel and Samantha Rhodes describe why they chose to study fine art at Birmingham City University and what their first year was like.

The second year is about further exploration and development, testing out ideas and taking risks.

You will strengthen your own fine art identity through experimentation and reflective discussion in the form of individual and group tutorial sessions. You will also engage in a range of live projects, collaborative activities and placements with the additional option of an international exchange.

Our Professional Practice modules give you the confidence to consolidate your theory and practice and create a body of work which is a platform for your future career.

Our graduates include award-winning professional artists, designers, curators, teachers and professionals within Birmingham’s thriving creative industries sector and beyond.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States