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Weymouth College

Contemporary Fine Art Practice

UCAS Code: W104

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

A*-D

To include subject specific A level

Pass in Access to HE Diploma

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

D*D*D*-PPP

In a subject specific Diploma

Scottish Higher

A-D

To include a subject specific Higher

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Applications are welcomed from candidates with a subject-specific Level 3 course such as a National Subsidiary/Diploma/Extended Diploma, A Level, Access to Higher Education Course. Applications are invited from a wide range of backgrounds including mature students who hold relevant work experience and/or qualifications, and/or learning through experience. We also welcome applications from more recent Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3), A Level or BTEC Extended Diploma in General Art & Design students with at least 48 UCAS points achieved.

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About this course


Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

The Foundation Degree in Contemporary Fine Art Practice course will aim to empower students with a set of creative and current skills required to produce vibrant and professional work, the practical knowledge gained will be underpinned and contextualised through study of art theory and context, allowing informed and progressive work through a multidisciplinary approach. The course will also seek to develop the professional context to student’s practice, through developing a solid understanding of business practice, as well as exhibition and promotional experience. Students will leave the course with a strong personal practice and the confidence and ability to independently take it forwards into the arena of the Creative Industries or, if desired, the potentially the opportunity to top up their Foundation Degree to a BA with one year of study at level 6 with Plymouth University. The course will also offer students an exciting opportunity to study Fine Art within a beautiful area of the country with a thriving creative scene.

Modules

Year 1: Foundations of Studio Practice, Fine Art Printmaking, Fine Art Painting, Fine Art Sculpture, Context of Practice, Professional Practice
Year 2: Personal Context, Conceptual Practice, Development of Fine Art Language, Fine Art Studio Practice, Curation and Exhibition, Business Practice

Assessment methods

You will be assessed on course work which will typically be a mixture of practical art work, sketchbooks, diaries, reports, presentations, exhibitions and two essays. Further details of assessment will be decided through the validation process and may include examinations.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,650
per year
England
£6,650
per year
EU
£6,650
per year
International
£6,650
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,650
per year
Scotland
£6,650
per year
Wales
£6,650
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Weymouth College

Department:

Creative Industries

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