|Study location||United Kingdom, Wallisdown, Dorset county|
|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 the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Your portfolio of work should showcase interesting ideas that push the boundaries and explore concepts, media and materials. Here you can download our portfolio guidelines for BA (Hons) Fine Art to help you prepare.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Due to visa requirements the result of the language test of Non-EU/EEA students must be equal to IELS 6 or higher (with no part under 5.5).
From unmade beds to super-realist oil paintings, contemporary art covers a boundless diversity of styles. We reflect this in open approach. You’ll explore materials, media and processes. You’ll debate your work. You’ll bring together ideas, processes and theory to develop your own position. And you’ll have the opportunity to reach audiences, to contribute to the changing world of visual arts and to define its future.
We encourage your ambitions through studio practice, cultural theory and professional development. You’ll learn to analyse your work and question your role as an artist and how your work is understood. You’ll develop your own creative problem-solving abilities and apply them in a variety of ways.
You’ll work alongside professional artists in galleries, museums, schools and community groups, and develop your awareness of the wider world through exhibitions and space specific projects.
· The staff team are all practising artists and researchers in a variety of disciplines and media.
· Technician-demonstrators manage our resources and advise on technical issues.
· Visiting tutors and regular talks from guest artists bring a diversity of expertise.
· You’ll work in our large purpose-built studios. The stimulating environment accommodates all types of practice including sculpture, performance, video, film, painting and drawing.
· You will have access to wet and dry and colour darkroom facilities.
· You can use shared workshops for 3D work and printmaking.
· Our computer room houses Apple Macs with software for video editing and image manipulation.
Year 1 builds upon your previous learning and you will experiment and acquire further skills and knowledge. Towards the end of this year, you will begin to define your practice and determine which media areas you wish to specialise in.
Year 2 will encourage and enable you to examine the context of your work and its relationship to audience.
· You’ll continue to refine your ideas and the concepts which drive your work.
· You’ll develop your research into theory and practice.
· You’ll have opportunities to study abroad and participate in challenging projects and exhibitions within traditional gallery space and non-traditional sites.
· We encourage work experience in this year.
· Your research into career options and professional practice begins.
In Year 3 you’ll continue to develop your understanding of your own practice, the contexts in which it is made and how it reaches an audience.
This where you consolidate your previous experience and pursue a deliberate and focused practice, culminating in your degree exhibition.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.