BA Fine Art

Bachelor's degree

In Southport

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Southport

Description

To enable the students to build the basic elements of a Fine Art vocabulary and to equip them with the confidence to operate with freedom and purpose within a wide choice of media. The course which runs at Southport is Year 1 of the BA Fine Art Hons course. Years 2 & 3 continue at Liverpool John Moores University.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Southport (Merseyside)
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Mornington Road, PR9 0TT

Starts

On request

To take into account

All applicants must be over 18 or over on the 1st September of the year in which they wish to commence the course. Normally applicants should be able to provide a short account of how they propose to use the course, and possess a portfolio of work or other appropriate material to submit to the interview panel (we welcome applications from mature students). Applicants should also be able to show...

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Subjects

  • Art

Course programme

BA Fine Art

Course Aims:
To enable the students to build the basic elements of a Fine Art vocabulary and to equip them with the confidence to operate with freedom and purpose within a wide choice of media. The course which runs at Southport is Year 1 of the BA Fine Art Hons course. Years 2 & 3 continue at Liverpool John Moores University.

Course Content:
The course is semester-based and designed around Core (compulsory) and Option (selected from a choice) Modules and each level encompasses 120 credits towards the total of 360 credits which are required for the award of Degree with Honours. During the first semester at Southport College, students will complete one 36 credit and two 12 Credit modules while the second semester offers one 24 Credit and two 12 Credit Core Modules and one 12 Credit Module.

Level 1 allows students to explore areas such as:
Visual research
Drawing
Painting
Fabrication
Construction
Installation
Ceramics
Printmaking
Electronic Image Generation
Time Based Media

Studio practice is supported by a programme of practical, technical inductions and a schedule of historical, cultural and theoretical stucy. Students are expected to negotiate individual programmes of study to inform their practice, which are clarified with learning contracts and underpinned by tutorials, seminars, lectures and demonstrations.

Awarding Body:
LJMU

Exam:
Individual student progress is monitored through regular tutorials and seminars. Major assessment periods occur at the end of each semester upon the completion of modules, when students are required to exhibit their practice, submit and present written work as appropriate.

Qualification:
Fine Art BA (Hons)

Level:
4

Other Costs:
During the course the students are required to pay studio fees and will need to provide art materials etc.

Duration:
The course is normally offered as a full-time course (30 weeks); however a part-time mode of study may be negotiable.

Please Note:
Courses are offered subject to viability of group size as defined by Southport College. The information in this leaflet is accurate at the date of printing only. Please refer to Southport College for confirmation.


Entry Requirement
All applicants must be over 18 or over on the 1st September of the year in which they wish to commence the course.
Normally applicants should
be able to provide a short account of how they propose to use the course, and
possess a portfolio of work or other appropriate material to submit to the interview panel (we welcome applications from mature students). Applicants should also be able to show the following qualities:
- Imagination and observation expressed in drawing,
- Imagination and ability to use colour and form,
- Ability to develop and express ideas,
Imagination and ability in handling materials and construction,
- A broad understanding of the position of art in the context of society and history,
- Reasonable clarity of expression in speech & history,
- Reasonable clarity of expression in speech & writing,
- Enthusiasm, motivation and commitment.

BA Fine Art

Price on request