Fine Art BA (Hons)

Fine Art BA (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,250
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

In the first year you will choose options in: painting, sculpture, printmaking, video and photography. In addition, students will study drawing and contextual and professional studies. The second year develops individual studio practice in one or more of these areas. Students have the opportunity to explore a range of approaches to fine art via projects, workshops and self-directed study. In the final year students negotiate and develop their individual creative practice, culminating in an exhibition, part of DMU’s Festival of Creativity.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

A good portfolio and normally: Art and Design Foundation or 112 points from at least 2 A ‘levels and including grade C in Art and Design or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM in an Art and Design related subject or International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points including Art and Design GCSEs - Five GCSEs grades A* - C (9-4) including English Language or Literature at grade C/4 or above. Access - Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit in Art and Design and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade C/4 or above. We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C/4 or above (if required as part of our standard requirement). If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

Career opportunities

The course is designed to develop the skills that students will need to compete in a professional creative market. As an integral part of the course students will leave with an externally facing website of work, which is essential in securing creative portfolio work. The creative thinking skills that students develop on the course them employable in a wide range of art and art-related careers. Some pursue postgraduate study and develop careers as professional artists or designers, others have careers in teaching, arts administration, conservation and restoration, art therapy, theatre design, film and television production, illustration, publishing, gallery management and the crafts.

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