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Fine Art Painting (Hons)

University of the Arts London (UAL)

36 months
22920 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The BA in Fine Art Painting (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) encourages you to explore the medium. You will be invited to embrace possibilities for its continued reinvention and consider its connection with social, cultural and political change.

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What you can expect from the BA in Fine Art Painting (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL)

  • To study the practice of painting, its history, culture and contemporary position
  • To make work in a specialist studio environment and develop an ethical studio practice
  • To express and explore your artistic, social and personal interests informed by focussed research
  • To discuss your work through tutorials, seminars, group and cross-course crits
  • Painting methods and materials workshops and demonstrations by artists and technicians. Some of these will be with our partners across London. These include Dulwich Picture Gallery and Tate Conservation
  • Opportunities to gain knowledge and experience of collaborative working and socially engaged art practice
  • A contextual studies programme. This will give you a deeper understanding of contemporary Fine Art practice. It will widen your critical, theoretical, historical knowledge
  • To choose between a final year dissertation, performance, practical work placement or live project
  • To take part in an external exhibition. This will be with students from across Camberwell's BA Fine Art programme
  • A Fine Art lecture series. This is for all Camberwell undergraduate students studying Drawing, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Computational Arts
  • Subject specific lectures, seminars and field trips
  • To have access to printmaking, photography, film, moving image, digital, plastic, ceramics, wood and metalwork. This enables our students to think of painting in its’ most expanded form and its relationship to other art forms. View the Camberwell facilities

Work experience and opportunities

All our students have the opportunity and are supported in exhibiting their work in external venues in London. During the second year all our students can take part in a wide variety of seminars and workshops hosted by a variety of external arts organisations.

Students will have the opportunity to take part in UAL's Erasmus and international exchange programme. Recent BA Fine Art Painting students have spent part of their study with partner institutions in Leipzig, Madrid, Marseille, Milan, New York and Tokyo.

In the third year all students, can if they wish, undertake a work placement, instead of a written dissertation or practical live project. Students have worked alongside well-established artists, such as Richard Wentworth or David Batchelor. Others have worked within educational or curatorial institutions, such as Tate or Chisenhale Gallery, or within a specialist area such as a foundry or paint manufacturer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studio projects
  • Ideas into practice
  • Live practice London
  • Working for a context
  • Collaborative and collective practices
  • Establishing practice

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

  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • 2 A Levels at grade C or above
  • Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Or equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22920 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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