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Blackburn College

BA (Hons) Fine Art with Foundation Entry

UCAS Code: F01W

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


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32

You'll need 32 UCAS points to join the programme, however, we welcome applications from students with a desire to learn more about Fine Art and the opportunity to return to education. You will be invited to attend an interview so that you can meet our team, see our factilities and we can talk about your own artistic aspirations. You will be able to show a portfolio at your interview or demonstrate prior learning. You will also need to show a willingness to write essays and participate in critical debate. You may need to show that you have a good level of spoken or written English, and if English is not your first language you'll need to demonstrate the ability to study in English.

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Fine art

Our BA (Hons) Fine Art with Foundation Entry degree course is designed for students who want to study Fine Art, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications or portfolio to start the Honours degree programme just yet.

The BA (Hons) Fine Art programme at University Centre at Blackburn College provides a platform for both traditional and contemporary art practice.

The Fine Art degree facilitates opportunities for our students to make art works in any media, engage in practice led research and develop their practice as critically engaged participants in the local, national and indeed global community.

Modules

Modules include:

First year modules include:
?Preparing for Higher Education
?Studio Practice 1 (Multidisciplinary)
?Studio Practice 2 (Personal Project)

Later modules include:
?Drawing: Visual Inquiry
?2D Media (Painting, Printmaking, Collage, Photography)
?3 & 4D Media (Sculpture, Installation, Performance, Film)
?Contextual Studies
?Independent Research Project
?Experimental Research
?Critical Studies
?Experimental Studio Practice
?Refining Studio Practice
?Creative Futures
?Advanced Studio Practice 1
?Dissertation
?Professional Practice
?Advanced Studio Practice 2

The Uni


Course location:

Blackburn College

Department:

Art and Society

TEF rating:

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