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University of the Arts London

Fine Art

UCAS Code: W104

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

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Fine art

BA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts invites you to work alongside our internationally respected team of artists and writers. The course provides a critically creative environment where you can develop your own practice.
We encourage open and exploratory thinking. You will gain the confidence, experience and skills to play an effective role as a professional artist on an international stage.

**What you can expect:**

• A course that is studio-based and practice-led. The course brings together a wide range of media including painting, sculpture, digital media, sound, print, performance, drawing, film and video
• Integrated practice and theory. This helps you understand the contexts and conditions that shape and frame contemporary art practice
• A tutor group that you will meet on a regular basis to discuss each other’s work
• Significant control over what you learn, the pace you do this at and how you might prove this. You will have help making these decisions through on-going dialogue with your tutors and fellow students
• Inductions to the facilities in the college’s studios and workshops. Specialist technicians are on hand to offer support
• To have access to Chelsea's shared workshops. These include ceramics, casting, laser cutting, photography, audio-visual editing suite, metal and woodwork

**About Chelsea College of Arts**

Chelsea College of Arts is one of London's most prestigious art and design colleges. The College offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in curating and collections, fine art, graphic design communication, textile design, product and furniture design, interior design, and interior & spatial design.

The College's small size and supportive atmosphere creates an exciting community of creative students and staff. You will learn the practical, theoretical and professional elements of your subject from our expert staff. Chelsea College of Arts is a place where experimentation, ideas and concepts are encouraged to develop.

The College's Grade ll listed Pimlico site, located in central London overlooks the Tate Britain and the River Thames. It has excellent workshops, extensive library facilities, a canteen and an onsite gallery, Chelsea Space.

The College’s alumni include Anish Kapoor, Steve McQueen, Haroon Mirza, Mariko Mori, Mike Nelson, Chris Ofili, James Richards, Mark Wallinger, Gillian Wearing and Tatty Devine co-founders, Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden.

https://www.arts.ac.uk/subjects/fine-art/undergraduate/ba-hons-fine-art-chelsea

Tuition fees

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£9,250
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£9,250
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Scotland
£9,250
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Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chelsea College of Art

Department:

Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London

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What students say


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68%
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Fine art

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Art

Teaching and learning

76%
Staff make the subject interesting
82%
Staff are good at explaining things
77%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
68%
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

74%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
77%
Course specific equipment and facilities
55%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

After graduation


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