A-levels or BTEC
Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBB–CCC (120–96 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DDM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range. We are looking for highly motivated and creative students. We will consider you on an individual basis. Your portfolio is the most important and mandatory part of your application. If your predicted or actual grades fall below the range but you can evidence your thinking, ideas and abilities through a high-quality portfolio we will still consider your application.
Art foundation diploma
Pass. A foundation diploma is not a requirement for entry – it is just one of a range of qualifications that is accepted for admission to this course.
Access to HE diploma
Pass with 60 credits overall. Art and design courses preferred. At least 45 credits at level 3, and 30 credits must be at merit or above.
GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
At least English language and maths.
Studied before or got relevant experience?
A qualification, HE credits or relevant experience may count towards your course at Brighton, and could mean that you do not have to take some elements of the course or can start in year 2 or 3.
For non-native speakers of English
IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and at least 5.5 in the other elements.
Portfolio and interview advice
Applying through Clearing 2018
If you are applying through Clearing and hope to start in September 2018, please read through the information on our create an online portfolio page.
During Clearing your interview will be online, or by telephone and you will submit your portfolio online.
Applying for a place in 2019?
You should prepare a portfolio that specifically reflects your interest in joining a specialist fine art sculpture course. It should demonstrate your interest in working with materials, space, objects, live art, performance, video and installation. The portfolio should also reveal a self-motivated investigation and a clear commitment to fine art sculpture.
You should be able to demonstrate a willingness to learn through practical, imaginative and intellectual engagement and display an understanding of critical and cultural issues relevant to the broader context of fine art.
Interviews are informal, normally you'll talk with two members of the course team and one student representative. You should be prepared to discuss your portfolio with staff for between 20–30 minutes. Students based overseas can arrange a phone or Skype interview and submit an online portfolio.