The holistic and malleable nature of the BA [Hons] in Fine Art course will enable you to engage independently and professionally as an artist practitioner. The creative industries generate £87.4bn a year to the UK economy, representing the third largest employment sector. The creative industries has the largest source of job growth, contributing one in every nine new jobs. The course will provide you with opportunities to network and experience professional practice environments. A module in the third year, Professional Development Planning is tailored to proactively researching and moving towards your chosen career path such as: community arts, multimedia, art gallery and museums, art therapy, research and independent studio practice.
> Our BA Fine Art alumni have progressed onto numerous creative career opportunities including:
NATIONALLY & INTERNATIONALLY EXHIBITED ARTIST
ART GALLERY TECHNICIAN | FABRICATOR | INSTALL
ARTIST STUDIO & GALLERY CO-ORDINATOR
COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ARTIST
GALLERY INTERNSHIPS & ASSISTANTS
INTERNATIONAL GALLERY PUBLIC RELATIONS
ART STUDIO FOUNDER
ART SCHOOL TECHICIAN
CREATIVE ARTS LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT
> Graduates of the course also continue onto postgraduate studies in a related area of specialist research. Students looking to complete Masters qualifications, may develop their research independently through professional development before embarking on a postgraduate. The educational sector can be accessed via progressing onto programs such as the Postgraduate Certificate in Education, often directly after the BA. .
Academic progression includes:
MA in ART HISTORY & THEORY
MA in FINE ART
MA in CONTEMPORARY CURATORIAL PRACTICE
MA in CONTEMPORARY ART THEORY
MA in PRINTMAKING
MA in ART HISTORY
POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATES IN EDUCATION [PGCE] IN ART & DESIGN
across primary, secondary and further education.