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BA HonsArt and Design

Tuition fee To be confirmed
Course code W201
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beds.ac.uk/..uate/next-year/art-and-design 

Overview

COURSE SUMMARY

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
    stimulating environment
  • 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
    creative ideas

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Career opportunities

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
yourself.

CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Career:

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.

Further study:

Specialist Postgraduate courses in Art and Design, photography, film
making or critical theory or education.

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

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