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Blackpool and the Fylde College

Fine Art and Professional Practice

UCAS Code: W100

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

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Pass full Access to Higher Education Diploma

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

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Fine art

All Fine Art students have their own studio space as well as access to bespoke workshop areas to support multi disciplinary approaches to fine art practice. On this program of study you will attend workshops in the following disciplines 3d, printmaking, photography, film editing studio, sound editing, textiles. Students artwork is exhibited in our beautifully restored 1920s gallery. The gallery hosts major exhibitions including work by Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin. This programme offers a distinctive, sound base for your development and learning experience and establishing your personal Fine Art identity. A fine art culture linking studio-based practice, professional practice and contextual studies provides you with a degree of flexibility in achieving your personal objectives.

You will develop practical skills across a broad range of concepts and methodologies. Through professional practice and critical studies you will develop critical, analytical and interpersonal skills used for presentation, marketing and self-promotion. The industrial placement supports your future career planning.

Students are encouraged to participate in collaborative, exhibitions, competitions and public art projects. Study visits and Visiting Lecturers expand course delivery; many visits are arranged to Manchester, Liverpool, London as well as annual international study visit 2016-17 Barcelona. Unique to our Fine Art degree course are the Abingdon Street Studios- the college provides bridging Studio spaces on Abingdon in the heart of Blackpool town centre offering transitional support to students graduating from the BA Fine Art programme. Within the studios there is a project space and other professional residency artists of international reputation.

Modules

There is a Commercial Art pathway option in Level 5, Semester Two, for students wishing to produce commercial work within a specific genre, and target a particular audience.This is closely linked to the Professional Practice modules which run through all three levels of this programme.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,250
per year
EU
£8,250
per year
International
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre

Department:

Art, Media and Performance

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