|Location||United Kingdom, Luton 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 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.
Upload documents in original language and translations.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no skill level below 5.5)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and a portfolio of work should be presented for discussion with the programme team.
After graduating from the course you may embark on a career as a
practising artist or designer. However, the skills you gain are highly
transferable within the creative industry and can lead to roles in
visual communication, the galleries and museums sector, public and
community arts or arts education. The course can also lead to
postgraduate study in art and design, photography, film making,
critical theory or education.
During the course you will:
- Experience a cross-disciplinary approach to study, with the
opportunity to explore a range of creative media for specialist study
- Learn from well-qualified staff who are practising artists and
designers and who regularly exhibit their work
- Benefit from dedicated studio spaces within a lively and
- Have the opportunity to organise and produce work for your own art
exhibition in your second year
- Have access to digital photography, video equipment, computer
facilities and high-quality screenprinting
- Develop practical art and design skills across a range of
traditional and lens and digital media and processes
Areas of study you may cover on this course include:
- Traditional media, such as painting, silkscreen printing, ‘wet’
photography, model-making, textiles and fibre-based materials
- New media, including video, photography and digital imaging
- Visual communication, including drawing, screenprinting, the use
of imaging software and lens-based media
- Contextual studies that link theory and practice in developing
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Careers development is integrated into the course and the course
seeks to provide you with an awareness of the real world context of
the creative industries in general and Art and Design in particular.
You will be helped to develop a strategy for obtaining appropriate
employment at the end of your course.
Professional practice will be emphasised as part of all learning
units but a work-related learning unit especially will help you to
become more focused on managing your career.
You will be helped with the preparation of a professional portfolio
as well as a CV (curriculum vitae) and material so that you can market
CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
Whilst this award is principally conceived as the means by which you
might embark on a career as a practising artist or designer it also
provides you with knowledge, skills and expertise that is highly
transferable within the creative industries. As you will be used to
thinking and working creatively and critically with a keen sensitivity
for visual communication, employment in the galleries and museums
sector, public or community arts participation or arts education is
also an option.
Specialist Postgraduate courses in Art and Design, photography, film
making or critical theory or education.