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Title: BA (Hons) Visual Art
Location: Canterbury College

BA (Hons) Visual Art

This is a top-up degree course for students who have already completed the HND or equivalent who are seeking an in-depth creative experience. This course aims to develop students' critical understanding of their chosen area of creative practice through the development of project work and an extended written assignment. The final module of the course encourages students to develop a series of appropriate promotional tools to prepare them for employment.

UCAS codes

  • Institution: EKC Group
  • Institution code: C12
  • Course code: WP29
  • Campus: Canterbury College

What will I learn?

The programme includes the following modules:

  • Developing Practice
  • Consolidating Practice
  • Presentation & Exhibition Practice
  • Research Project (Visual Arts)

In practical work, students are assessed on their application of theory to practice and the production of professional outcomes. As students, you will have access to specialist facilities including a fully equipped Apple Macintosh design studio, a print room and photography studio, plus a range of facilities for sculpture and ceramics.

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed on their ability to produce work for a specific client, location or area of practice. Project work is developed through studio-based activities and reflective records. In addition, students will be assessed on their ability to critically analyse and develop their work, and present their ideas. There is an important theoretical content, which is assessed through making a research proposal and producing a research project which supports practice. The final exhibition process is assessed.

What may it lead to?

Employment as a professional graphic designer or artist, working in a range of sectors. Many professionals are self-employed and students are prepared for this business environment. Students may also progress to postgraduate study.

Entry requirements

240 credits in a related discipline. This usually means a Pass grade or above at HND or FdA (foundation degree).

Additional information & other costs

Delivery is through lectures, seminars and tutorials, normally over three days a week.

  • Hours: 368
  • Self-directed study hours: 732

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