BA (Hons) Fine Art Practice

What will I learn?

(This course is subject to validation from University of Brighton)

Our BA (Hons) Fine Art Practice course has a broad delivery of specialisms including painting, installation, sculpture, printmaking, film and performance. You will explore these disciplines through material and conceptual considerations, giving the course a contemporary edge.

You will be given an induction into workshops allowing you to progress into more self-directed study while developing specialist areas of interest to form the basis on personal projects.

A 10 day work placement during the second year will give you a great understanding of the course in a practical environment.

Careers education and visits abroad to cities such as New York, Berlin, Paris and Istanbul all serve to make this course vibrant and challenging.

During the course you will study a range of modules including:

  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture/installation
  • Introduction to art history and critical studies
  • Personal project
  • Contemporary critical studies/theory
  • Curation and communication
  • Professional development and work placement
  • Extended practice
  • Exhibition/personal Project
  • Studio practice and dissertation
  • Professional development/Progression
  • Exhibition

What could I progress on to?

As a graduate you are now fully-equipped to curate exhibitions and exhibit both nationally and internationally, and even open your own gallery. You may decide to continue with education and progress onto a MA in Fine art, MA Art history, or a PGCE is also a possibility.

Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 18293Y1
    Course name BA (Hons) Fine Art Practice Y1
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 25/09/17
    Duration 30 week (s)
  • Course code 18299Y1
    Course name BA (Hons) Fine Art Practice PT Y1
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tbc
    Start date 25/09/17
    Duration 30 week (s)

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