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Exeter College

Fine Art

UCAS Code: W100

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


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64

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This programme will enable you to explore your fine art practice through a mixture of studio based practical modules and through integrated critical studies sessions. The interaction between materials, processes and ideas are a fundamental element of the programme, as is a strong belief in the beneficial practice of drawing. Within certain modules, there is an emphasis on acquiring transferable skills for employment. You will also receive talks from guest speakers, who in the past have included the artists’ group Blast Theory and internationally recognised artist Susan Derges. Trips to galleries and a residential stay are also arranged.

On successful completion of the programme you may be able to progress on to the final year of the Fine Art Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree (BA Hons) at Plymouth University or possibly at another higher education institution. On successful completion of the course you could go on to: Professional artist, making and selling your own work, applying for commissions and artists residencies. You could work with and other arts organisations, there is an emphasis within this course on gallery visits and presenting your work in a gallery setting. You will develop skills and build useful contacts within professional development module, which will support your progression to work.

Exeter College is an exciting, friendly and purposeful college in the centre of an historic and vibrant city. We have a reputation for academic excellence and our partners further strengthen our high quality university level programmes. Our students tell us that they choose us because of our small class numbers and highly skilled lecturers. The skills that you will learn here will be invaluable in your future career, ensuring that you obtain a degree that works.

Assessment methods

The programme is modular and coursework based. Work will be assessed at key points during the year. A significant part of your time will be spent in the studios, using a range of materials and processes. Practical teaching is underpinned by an integrated series of lectures, tutorials and a high level of tutorial support.

Tuition fees

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£6,995
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EU
£6,995
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Northern Ireland
£6,995
per year
Scotland
£6,995
per year
Wales
£6,995
per year

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Exeter College

Department:

Art and Design

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