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Fine Art

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: W100 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in Maths & English Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

48-64

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Fine art

If you have a passion for fine art or art and design, this degree will allow you to explore your interests and build the skills you need for a successful career in the industry. Through practical studio sessions, you will become proficient in metal, ceramic, traditional and digital print, lens-based and sewing room skills. You will learn traditional and contemporary practices, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, installation and digital practice. As this art degree focuses on showcasing the work you create, you will be given the opportunity to exhibit throughout your time as a student, and work with industry to develop external exhibition experience. You will have the opportunity to work with industry on live briefs, exhibitions and undertake work placements. Students have previously worked with industry specialists such as the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts, Tate Britain and the Hatton Gallery. You will also study a Professional Development module which will enable you to review your employability and transferable skills against industry requirements. You can start your career within industry in roles such as curator, practitioner, art management or art education.

Modules

Year One: • Introduction to Studio Practice • Introduction to Site • Contextual Studies 1 • Digital Practice • Work Related Learning • Academic Study Skills • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning. Year Two: • Intermedia Studio Practice 1 • Contextual Studies 2 • Professional Development • Studio Practice 2 • Work Based Learning. Year Three: • Preparation for Studio • Development of Practice • Research and Dissemination • Transition • Realisation of Practice.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through • Presentations • Seminars • Group work • Lectures • Tutorials • Workshops • Work placements • E-learning • Independent study. Students are assessed through: • Portfolios • Presentations • Essays • Reports • Practicals • 7,000 – 10,000 word dissertation.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Art and Design

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

44%
low
Fine art

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Art

Teaching and learning

88%
Staff make the subject interesting
88%
Staff are good at explaining things
94%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
81%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

13%
Library resources
19%
IT resources
19%
Course specific equipment and facilities
38%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Creative arts and design

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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£16k

£17k

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£18k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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