36 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Fine Art (Hons) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a studio-centred course based at Spike Island, an internationally renowned contemporary art venue in the heart of Bristol. It's a vibrant creative environment where you'll get to connect with professional artists. 

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Benefit from free studio space and a range of work and volunteering opportunities, as well as excellent facilities at Bower Ashton Studios. 

Choose from two pathways - Fine Art or Art and Visual Culture.

  • Fine Art develops your practice in areas such as painting, sculpture, installation, performance, video and digital media.
  • Art and Visual Culture critically engages you with your practice as you produce art works and written text, underpinned by theoretical perspectives.

All our staff are active practitioners, with the conceptual, technical and professional skills to support a wide variety of approaches.

Our City Campus is a creative powerhouse. It spans across Bristol, and is made up of Bower Ashton plus renowned contemporary arts centres Spike Island, Arnolfini and Watershed.

We have strong links with many of the city's arts organisations, providing opportunities to exhibit, network, take part in projects and build your profile. 

Careers / Further study

Tailoring what and how you study, you can shape the course towards your chosen career path.

Graduates of the Fine Art (Hons) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  pursue a wide range of careers, including artists, designers, curators, arts administrators and educators.

They are regularly selected for fellowships and national competitions.

Others progress to postgraduate study at MA and PhD level, or teacher training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparation for Extended Study in Fine Art
  • Extended Study in Fine Art
  • Preparation for Extended Study in Art and Writing
  • Extended Study in Art and Writing
  • Independent Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Tariff points: 112
  • GCSE: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Literacy and Numeracy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs. 
  • A-level subjects: No specific subjects required.
  • EDEXCEL (BTEC) Diploma: No specific subjects required.
  • Access: No specific subjects required.
  • Baccalaureate IB: No specific subjects required.
  • Irish Highers: No specific subjects required.
  • T Levels: No specific subjects required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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