Level 5

FD Fine Art

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The Foundation Degree in Fine Art aims to enable individuals to build and define their practice in a constructively critical and pluralistic environment. Students will be encouraged to experiment, take risks and question accepted modes of art production, whilst informed and mindful of the legacy of traditional processes. Autonomy and self-confidence will be developed so that participants can undertake sustained, independent investigations and develop the necessary skills and critical faculties to operate as professional art practitioners in all areas of the creative industries.


Level 4

·         Ways of Making 1 (20 credits)

·         Drawing – Understanding Through Looking (20 credits)

·         Theory in Context – Visions of the Modern World (20 credits)

·         Studio Practice 1 (20 credits)

·         Exhibiting Practice (20 credits)

·         Ways of Making 2 (20 credits)

Level 5

·         Public Art (20 credits)

·         Site Specific Art (20 credits)

·         Theory in Context – Art in the Postmodern Age (20 credits)

·         Studio Practice 1 (20 credits)

·         Studio Practice 2 (20 credits)

·         Exhibiting Practice (20 credits)



Fees: £7500

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Upon completion of this foundation degree students may wish to progress to the BA (Hons) Fine Art (Top-up) or pursue a career in any of the following areas: Fine artist, curator, arts therapist, conservator, gallery assistant, and community arts.

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Full Time Higher Education

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