Level 6

BA (Hons) Fine Art (Top-up)

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The BA (Hons) in Fine Art (Top-Up) programme aims to produce creative, independent, employable artists with excellent practical skills in their chosen disciplines.

Graduates will be supported to emerge with the ability to critically engage with the contemporary art world as both creators and consumers. Using a mixture of studio-based seminars and tutorials, it will also aim to nurture the individual nature and variety of students’ contemporary art practices.

This course will encourage participants to develop their individual artistic practises whilst also tailoring their work to potential funding sources, employers and exhibition opportunities. Through the use of innovative pedagogies and enhanced learning environments, it aims to provide all students with a curriculum and opportunities to develop their learning experiences, knowledge and understanding, cognitive skills, professional skills and key transferable skills appropriate to the level of the award.



·         Industry Skills ( 20 Credits)

·         Research in Practice (20 Credits)

·         Studio Practice (20 Credits)

·         Creative Business (20 Credits)

·         Professional Project (40 Credits)


UCAS Code: W100

Fees: £7500

Validating Partner: This programme is currently validated by the University of Hull



Upon completion of this BA (Hons) degree, students may wish to progress to the MA in Creative Practice or pursue a career in any of the following areas: fine artist, lecturer/teacher, curator, arts therapist, conservator, gallery assistant and community arts worker.



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Your loan will be written off if you then sign up for a Higher Education course AND you have completed in full the Access to HE course.

Entry Requirements

Level 5 Subject Specific Qualification (HE Top Ups Only), IELTS Score: 6.5


Course Info

Full Time Higher Education

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We are proud to collaborate with University of Hull on the validation of this course.

This includes transforming our programmes to ensure that we meet the evolving needs of the sector, giving you the best opportunities for success when you graduate by having a competence-based focus. Find out more about competence-based higher education.

View the policies and procedures you would be agreeing to comply with by registering for this programme. This encompasses University of Hull Quality and Standards, including a Guide for Collaborative Provision students.

Visit the University of Hull's website here.

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