A unique combination of the historical and theoretical study of art, visual culture and curating from the renaissance to the present. Think critically about art in all its forms. Learn about artists and art works, understand them as products of particular social and cultural situations. Think critically, research independently, write effectively. Experience first hand the power of art and realise its importance for humans as a way of giving meaning to their world.
Careers. Advertising, critic, writer, historian, conservator, curator, film industry, gallery owner, journalist, marketing, museums.
Fine and Applied Art.
Learn how to make art and evaluate critical approaches by studying units that integrate studio practice and critical studies. Explore drawing, painting, film, video, installation, performance, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Highly practical and designed to recognise your individuality, encourage your independence and enhance your creative and technical expertise. Work with oil, ink, clay, glass, wood, metals and stone. Gain skills in modelling, carving, throwing, casting, welding, etching, silk screen, digital and lens-based media.
Careers. Independent creative practice and professional employment.
Drawing and Image-Making.
Project based and focused on the broad and interdisciplinary nature of Drawing and Image Making as a creative discipline and its applications through print, drawing and new media.
Careers. Creative practitioners. Graduates have exhibited in London, New York, Germany, Japan, France and Switzerland. Artists residencies, graphic design, web design, journalism, theatre set design, illustration.
Visual Arts and Design.
Project-based and practical, designed to recognise individual student achievements and career objectives, five electives including Graphic Communication and Illustration. image-making painting, printmaking, drawing, digital imaging and associated professional practice.
Careers. In the entertainment industry, consultancies, and major cultural institutions - film, interactive design, theatre and performance technology, advertising or the gaming industry.
Industry-focused curriculum designed to educate and develop artistic and imaginative students in the fields of commercial art and design. Emphasis is placed on the development of thinking processes and the ability to solve design problems creatively.
Careers. Commercial Art and Design depending on your major.