University of Suffolk
Fine Art BA (Hons)
University of Suffolk

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Creative Arts and Design

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Creative Arts and Design at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21000 £18500 £22000
25-75 percentile range £16000 - £22500 £14000 - £22500 £16000 - £26500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Creative Arts and Design

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19948 £16221 £19536
25-75 percentile range £17428 - £24000 £11190 - £21313 £13583 - £25698

Course Description

Studio practice lies at the heart of our Fine Art course. From day one, you will have access to our range of studios, well-equipped workshops including print room, wood and metal workshops, purpose-built installation spaces, life-studio and IT rooms with digital printers.

Our Fine Art course will teach you about being a professional artist through engaging in collaborative work with outside agencies as well as participation in group exhibitions to build your portfolio of work.

Study trips, gallery tours, internships and work placements complement studio studies and enable you to contextualise your work in relation to a variety of visual art arenas in the region, nationally and internationally.

Graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers as freelance artists, exhibition organisers, gallery managers, curators, teachers and lecturers, art therapists, arts administrators as well as postgraduate courses.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Fine Art BA (Hons) at University of Suffolk

20% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
15% Natural and social science professionals
10% Conservation and environment professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Engineering professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Conservation and environment professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Teaching Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Creative Arts and Design

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Fine Art, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Fine Art BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £13992 year 1
International £13992 year 1
Ireland £13992 year 1

Additional fee information

Ipswich Award- A £1,000 award for students starting in September 2024 who meet or exceed academic entry requirements - see our website for details.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Suffolk in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a publicly funded higher education institution situated in both Suffolk and Norfolk, in the East Anglia region of England. There are four campuses operated by this university in Suffolk, including those of Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, and Ipswich. Students also attend a site located in Norfolk, known as the Great Yarmouth campus. Prospective applicants can expect a career-oriented university, with traditional Liberal Arts degree offerings. When it comes to enjoying your free time, you have access to a varied selection of well funded and organised Clubs and Societies that take place on-campus, with high levels of participation.

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Student composition of University of Suffolk

undergraduates:
12245
postgraduates:
265
Total:
12510
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