Fine Art: Painting
University of the Arts London
Key Course Facts
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|25-75 percentile range||£15000 - £22000||£11190 - £21313||£13583 - £25698|
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BA Fine Art Painting at Camberwell College of Arts 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.
This specialist studio-based course focusses on understanding the methods and techniques of painting. You will learn about how the histories of painting and today’s cultures inform ways painting is positioned in a contemporary context.
What to expect • 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.
Camberwell College of Arts, UAL is a renowned art and design college driving positive social impact through art and design. Our unique studio culture oﬀers students the freedom and support to explore their individual creativity using facilities that embrace both traditional craftsmanship and digital technology.
We believe passionately in social citizenship, whilst maintaining the view that arts must remain committed to the rewards of free inquiry and experimentation. Our students benefit from staff who take immense pride and care in guiding students in a journey of discovery, helping them develop the critical thinking, making skills and social sensibilities that equip them to thrive both individually and in their communities.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Fine Art: Painting, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course
This particular course
CC at A-level or an equivalent qualification.
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Fine Art: Painting, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Fine Art: Painting BA (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
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)
Positions of University of the Arts London in top UK and global rankings.
Rankings of University of the Arts London in related subject specific rankings.
Arts Visual & Performing
- Art & Design
QS World University Rankings By Subject
[Published 22 March, 2023]
- Art & Design
CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
[Published 08 June, 2023]
About University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London is the collective name of a group consisting of six colleges specialised in the Arts. These institutions include Central Saint Martins, London College of Communication, Wimbledon College of Arts, London College of Communication, Chelsea College of Arts, and Camberwell College of Arts.
Student composition of University of the Arts London
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of Suffolk||81%||10%||10%||£9250||£12996||139||Ipswich||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art - Painting/Printmaking BA (Hons)||Glasgow School of Art||65%||5%||1%||£9250||£18960||209||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||De Montfort University||51%||10%||7%||£9250||£14250||114||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of Reading||69%||5%||10%||£9250||£19500||144||Reading||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||Aberystwyth University||81%||15%||10%||£9000||£14300||132||Aberystwyth||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art - Environmental Art/Sculpture BA (Hons)||Glasgow School of Art||50%||5%||1%||£9250||£18960||162||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons)||University of Sunderland||44%||0%||5%||£9250||£13000||146||Sunderland||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art (with Foundation) BA (Hons)||University of Gloucestershire||80%||5%||20%||£9250||£14700||124||Cheltenham||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art BA (Hons)||University of Chichester||42%||15%||5%||£9250||£14500||126||Chichester||On campus Full-time|
|Fine Art with Foundation Year BA||Sheffield Hallam University||82%||0%||0%||£9250||£14415||142||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|