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Fine Art

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
Duration
12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

If you want to study contemporary art and would like to develop your creative skills in a vibrant and challenging environment, the BA (Hons) Fine Art degree at The University of the Highlands and Islands is for you.

Overview

In the Fine Art program from The University of the Highlands and Islands you’ll be taught by a highly-experienced team of visual practitioners, who will support you to explore and experiment with a range of fine art media such as painting, digital imaging, photography, drawing, spatial studies and printmaking. You will also have support from academics who will help you to write about your own practice and the work of other artists.

With access to your own studio space and specialist equipment, you can be confident that you will have all the necessary resources at hand.  In addition, small class sizes mean that you will always have regular contact with staff and can tap in to their professional knowledge and expertise so that you can develop to your full potential.

Special features

  • You will study at: Moray School of Art (Moray College UHI); Orkney College UHI; Shetland College UHI; or Taigh Chearsabhagh (Lews Castle College UHI), in the beautiful landscape of North Uist in the Western Isles
  • Moray School of Art is one of the five major Scottish art schools
  • Your experience will be enriched with frequent cultural and environmental trips

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Creative practice 
  • Theory and practice
  • Professional practice 
  • Research project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Scottish Highers at grade C or above OR
  • 2 A levels at grade C or above
  • These should include English, or a recognised Art Access course with evidence of ability in written coursework, for example, a unit in contextual study or art history
  • You will be required to submit a portfolio of visual work, which clearly demonstrates your capacity to cope with the demands of the course, and attend an interview as part of the selection process
  • Advanced entry to year two may be possible with the HNC Contemporary Art Practice or HNC Photography (15 credits) with a B or above in the Graded Unit; alternatively, a CertHE in a relevant subject will also be considered
  • Advanced entry to year three may be possible with the HND Contemporary Art Practice or HND Photography with a B or above in the Graded Unit; alternatively, a DipHE in a relevant subject will also be considered

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12360 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Eu: £1,820

Funding

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