UCAS code W101
About the course
Fine Art Contemporary Practice, run at Sussex Coast College Hastings, offers a broad introduction to painting, sculpture, printmaking and installation. Your practical experience will be supported by cultural and critical studies and preparation for your progression to employment or higher education.
The entry requirements listed here are for students starting their course in 2014. Entry requirements for students thinking about starting a course in 2013 can be found in the online prospectus. Individual offers may vary
120 points, from a minimum of one 6-unit qualification in G/VCE Art and Design or BTEC National Awards in Art and Design. Level 3 Key Skills and General Studies excluded.
Access to HE diploma:
acceptable; subject-specific units.
GCSE (minimum grade C) or Access equivalent:
at least three subjects including English language and mathematics or a science.
For non-native speakers of English:
IELTS 6.0 overall, 6.0 in writing
Art and Design Foundation Diploma. Interview and portfolio review. Accredited prior learning. Accredited prior experience
For equivalent international qualifications
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You will develop your creative potential through a wide range of studio and workshop activities. Projects are supervised by a team of practising artists either within the studio or on work placements.
Areas of study
The introductory modules in painting, printing, sculpture and installation are followed by a period of personal development. This is informed by your own practice and research. Cultural and Critical Studies provide a contextual and theoretical background and extend your knowledge and appreciation of social, cultural and environmental issues. The Professional Practice module, including work-related learning, work placements and careers education, ensures that you have a sound platform for entry to employment or progression within higher education.
Printmaking including monoprinting, collagraph, etching, woodcut, screen print and digital imagery
Cultural and Critical Studies
Specialist Studio Pathway (Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Installation)
Cultural and Critical Studies
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The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2013-14. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and may be subject to small increases, in line with inflation.
The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full- or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take.
What's included in the fee?
When costs such as health or criminal record checks, field trips or use of specialist materials are incurred as a mandatory requirement of the course they are included in your tuition fee.
You may incur additional costs depending on the optional modules or activities you choose. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. Before you apply please check with the school that provides your course using the contact details on the left of this page for advice about what is included and what optional costs you could face so you can budget accordingly.
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By the end of the course you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to start in professional practice. Many students undertake further study on the one-year top-up degree course at Sussex Coast College Hastings or at other institutions. Approximately 70 per cent of students choose this route and we have had students directly progress onto MA programmes.
This course is indirectly funded by the University of Brighton. This means that you will be taught at Sussex Coast College in Hastings and have access to all the facllities and support the college offers.
You will also have access to student services and support offered by the University of Brighton, including: sports and learning facilities on all campuses; membership of student societies and sports teams; student advice services and financial support including income-related bursaries and university scholarships.