Looking to find your specialist subject and extend your knowledge and skills to develop your practice towards a future as an artist or a career in the arts and creative industries? Our BA (Hons) in Fine Art could be the course for you.
You’ll have the opportunity to explore art practices as a multidisciplinary subject, and the course has been designed as a space to fuel creativity and experimentation. Discover the freedom to define your artistic practice and research methodologies as you find best expresses your creative vision.
Why study this subject?
If you live and breathe art, this course may be for you. Turn your passion into a future career, inspire others with your ideas and creations, change how we see the world, and help mould the future through your artistic practice.
Whether you have a keen interest in ceramics, woodwork, metalwork, sculpture, photography, video or painting and drawing, or any other medium, you can use your degree to create thought-provoking pieces that transcend individual media. As an artist, you should thrive on collaborative projects with your peers, and engage with the community and external bodies to grow and disseminate your practice.
Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?
With a history of delivering expert craft, art and design education for more than 130 years, Buckinghamshire New University is the perfect place to start your creative career.
Led by our dedicated and supportive course team, you will have the freedom to explore fine art as a multidisciplinary subject. During your time with us you’ll engage with our dynamic programme of visiting lectures and can benefit from live project briefs, master classes, and plenty of networking opportunities.
We are immensely proud of our resources. You’ll have access to a range of our state-of-the-art facilities where we have our specialist workshops and equipment, from wood and metal work to 3D printing, dye labs, and screen printing; there are many ways for you to express your creativity.
With London only a short journey away, you can take the opportunity to visit some of the world’s best exhibitions, galleries and museums for inspiration.
What facilities can I use?
Fine Art students will have their dedicated studio spaces to work in, where you will set up a ‘home away from home’, a critical and developmental space for you to make your work and grow your practice. You will also have access to Art & Design resources.
Not only will you be able to benefit from our Red Shed workshops which homes our textiles and fashion, screen printing and letterpress equipment, you’ll also have access to 3D design workshops where you can experiment with mixed media, ceramics, metalwork and woodwork.
You’ll also be supported to develop your photographic as well as moving image techniques in our industry-standard Photography studios and wet darkroom, and edit any videowork with the latest Adobe Creative software either in our dedicated Mac/digital media suites in the Gateway building, or access software remotely through our BucksAnywhere platform. You will also have the opportunity to test your creative practice using new technologies.
In our workshops, you’ll receive small group and one-to-one teaching, working closely with lecturers, specialist technicians and alongside fellow students.
What will I study?
This course offers you the opportunity to engage with cutting edge approaches to material and visual practices, as well as those that challenge the boundaries of the field. This is done through conceptual, theoretical, cultural and ethical frameworks that underpin the contemporary arts, through practical workshops, studio-based practice and self-managed projects.
The curriculum for this course has been designed to help you develop your knowledge of Fine Art through experimentation, investigation, interdisciplinary practices, collaboration, socially-engaged practice, and draw from the intersections between analogue and digital approaches to making.
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