Level 6 BA (Hons) Art and Design - (Top-up)
South Thames College
Key Course Facts
This Art and Design BA Hons final year degree programme is offered as a top-up qualification for learners who have gained a relevant FdA, HND or equivalent qualification and who want to continue studying to Honours level. The course is delivered through four modules, which, in addition to further developing and refining your own art and design practice, will offer invaluable professional and business knowledge relevant to working as a creative practitioner. Studio practice remains key throughout this year with lecturers providing guidance and advice through individual and group tutorials. Learners are encouraged to actively engage with external ventures, identifying specific audiences and/or clients and gaining the necessary skills and knowledge that will fully support their future professional careers.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
In Art, or related subjects.
ALL applicants must possess a Level 5 qualification, such as an HND or FdA in a relevant area in order to be considered for this course. A copy of your HND/FdA module transcripts will be requested, and the original required to be seen at enrolment.
In Art and Design, or related subjects.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Proficiency||C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE).|
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS - an overall band score of 7.0, with none of the four skills below 6.5.|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Art and Design - BA (Hons) (Top-up), BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Level 6 BA (Hons) Art and Design - (Top-up) BA (Hons)
|England UK||£7725||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7725||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
About South Thames College
South Thames College Group (STCG) is a large education provider that mainly delivers further education level courses in the south-west side of London, England. STCG works from four main campus sites, which applicants can find in Kingston upon Thames, Wandsworth, Carshalton, and Morden.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Art & Design History and Theology BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||87%||10%||15%||£9250||£11400||125||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of Southampton||90%||10%||5%||£9250||£19300||154||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art/English Literature BA (Hons)||Aberystwyth University||98%||0%||5%||£9000||£14300||125||Aberystwyth||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of Gloucestershire||80%||5%||20%||£9250||£14700||124||Cheltenham||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of Derby||54%||20%||0%||£9250||£14045||151||Derby||On campus Full-time|
|Art & Design History and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||83%||0%||5%||£9250||£11400||106||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Video Games Art and Design BA (Hons)||Royal Holloway, University of London||69%||3%||0%||£9250||£18100||137||Egham||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of the Highlands and Islands||82%||15%||5%||£9000||£12360||155||Inverness||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of Sunderland||44%||0%||5%||£9250||£13000||146||Sunderland||On campus Full-time|
|Art and Design with Creative Technologies with Professional Placement Year BA (Hons)||Birmingham City University||85%||5%||15%||£9250||£13200||133||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|