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University of Southampton

Fine Art

UCAS Code: W190

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

One subject should be an art/design subject

Access to HE Diploma

D:24,M:21,P:0

60 credits overall in an art related subject with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3. Out of the 45 credits at level 3, Distinction in 24 credits and Merit in 21 credits

GCSE/National 4/National 5

The University of Southampton requires all applicants to achieve at least a Grade 4 in English and Mathematics GCSEs (taken in England) or a Grade C in both subjects (where taken in Northern Ireland or Wales).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

Typical offer: 30 overall with 16 or above at Higher Level.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3,H3

including an art/design subject Where A levels requirements are specified in specific subjects, applicants would be expected to offer these at Higher Level. All applicants would be required to have achieved a grade of O4 in Mathematics and English, the equivalent of GCSE Grade C/ Grade 4.

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

DDM

in an art/design subject

Offers will be based on exams being taken at the end of S6. Subjects taken and qualifications achieved in S5 will be reviewed. Careful consideration will be given to an individual’s academic achievement, taking in to account the context and circumstances of their pre-university education. Please see the University of Southampton’s Curriculum for Excellence Scotland Statement for further information: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/assets/imported/transforms/content-block/UsefulDownloads_Download/76EAE52F749841A39C1965E3F54CDD76/university-of-southampton-curriculum-for-excellence-scotland-statement-July%202016.pdf Where A levels requirements are specified in specific subjects, applicants would be expected to offer these at Advanced Higher Level (or in some case Higher Level) GCSE – Grade C/ Grade 4 Standard Grade – Grade 3 National 5 – Grade C

We normally consider applicants who offer at least 1 Advanced Higher. Applicants presenting with only Highers will be considered on a case by case basis. Where Highers are taken over two years it might be expected that higher grades are achieved, particularly in any specific subjects required. Where A levels requirements are specified in specific subjects, applicants would be expected to offer these at Advanced Higher Level (or in some case Higher Level) GCSE – Grade C/ Grade 4 Standard Grade – Grade 3 National 5 – Grade C

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

B

BBB from 3 A levels Or BB from two A levels and B from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate

UCAS Tariff

120

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Others in creative arts and design

This programme is about collective practice and individual achievement. You will learn to cooperate and collaborate, and to develop your project management abilities, leadership skills and approaches to problem-solving. You will learn from the experience of teachers engaged in professional practice and from fellow students, on a degree which is about enrichment through openness. In the process, you will find your personal strengths, and your individual voice will emerge. All students have access to all workshops and facilities, and may work in any medium they choose. All work is discussed and critiqued each week. Studio activity is supported by ongoing technical training. At regular intervals, students come together to participate in ambitious, large-scale collective projects with shared outcomes. There are weekly talks by visiting practitioners, and lectures addressing employability, professional engagement and postgraduate study. Exhibitions are an important part of the programme. We regularly go on gallery visits, taking full advantage of our proximity to London.The Winchester School of Art design campus provides individual studio practice and large-scale projects with your own workspace in well-resourced studios and extensive workshop facilities. Our inspiring programme of guest speakers, including leading contemporary artists, critics and curators.

Modules

Typical course content: Individually tailored studio teaching with a choice of optional modules, including Visual Culture, Digital Practices and Theory, Business for the Creative Industries and Writing for the Creative Industries. Visits to museums and galleries, lectures with leading figures in contemporary art, extensive resources in new media, photography, digital printing, timebased media and computing, exhibition and professional practice opportunities, High-profile Degree Show.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£16,536
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Winchester School of Art

Department:

Winchester School of Art

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Creative arts and design

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

49%
UK students
51%
International students
20%
Male students
80%
Female students
68%
2:1 or above
7%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
A
B

After graduation


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Creative arts and design

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,000
med
Average annual salary
97%
high
Employed or in further education
62%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

22%
Design occupations
13%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
12%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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