Undergraduate Show 2016
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BA Painting at Wimbledon College of Arts values a medium specific studio environment. This course provides a context for creative exploration, as we encourage our students to be inventive, ambitious and professional with their practice.
Zoë Mendelson - Course Leader (Acting)
Wimbledon College of Arts, Merton Hall Road
|Study Mode||Full time|
|Course Length||3 years|
£9,000 per year (2016/17)
Please note that fees for the 2nd and any subsequent years is subject to inflationary increase.
£17,230 per year (2016/17)
International fees are subject to an inflationary increase as students progress through their course.
|Start Date||September 2016|
|Autumn Term Dates||Monday 26 September - Friday 9 December 2016|
|Spring Term Dates||Monday 9 January - Friday 17 March 2017|
|Summer Term Dates||Tuesday 18 April - Friday 23 June 2017|
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
|Application Deadline||Open for UK, EU and international applicants for 2016/17 entry. Applications for 2017/18 entry will open in Autumn 2016.|
In purpose-built studios with natural light and a range of project spaces, seminar rooms and lecture theatre.
Our students have the opportunity to get involved in external exhibitions with organisations that work closely with us throughout the course, as well as exhibiting at international venues including Hans Brinker in Amsterdam. Work placement / experience is part of the second year.
Students can also apply to study abroad in their second and third years as part of the College’s Erasmus scheme.
We are a team of practicing artists who are active researchers, showing and publishing internationally. Our work includes painting, drawing, writing, animation, photography, performance, sculpture and filmmaking.
Zoë Mendelson is an artist and writer. Her work incorporates animation, collage, drawing, installation, performance and fiction writing.
This course prepares you for progression into a range of careers such as:
Recent painting graduates have successfully progressed to postgraduate study, as well as exhibiting in the Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition and The Saatchi Channel 4 New Sensations exhibition that included five Wimbledon painting alumni, out of a total of its 20 exhibitors.
Past and present students have also used the course placement to establish studio employment links with a variety of artists.
We select students based on the quality of their applications, looking primarily at their portfolio of work and personal statements.
Applicants will have, or are expected to achieve, either:
In exceptional circumstances, applicants may be considered if they present a portfolio of equivalent standard to a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and have:
Where conditional offers are made to GCE A Level applicants these will normally be at grade C or above.
All classes are conducted in English. If English isn't a students' first language they must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:
We look for:
Your portfolio should show the following:
All applicants for this course will be invited for interview.
Applicants will be seen by a team of Fine Art tutors from Painting, Print and Time-Based Media and Sculpture.
Interviews will take place between the following dates:
Applicants may be offered a place on an alternative BA Fine Art course at Wimbledon.
This decision will be based on our assessment of an applicants' creative potential and interests.
Interviews and portfolio reviews - applicants can be interviewed in a number of different ways:
You must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), where you’ll need the following information:
There are three ways international students can apply to an undergraduate course at Wimbledon College of Arts:
To apply through the College, you’ll need to download and complete our international undergraduate application form and send this, along with your portfolio and any supporting documents, to the address below.
Chelsea College of Arts
16 John Islip Street
This course will give consideration to deferred entry application from both Home / EU and International applicants.
Through the Study Abroad programme international students can apply to join an undergraduate course for a period of up to three terms.
For information on how to apply visit the Study Abroad section
If you haven’t found the information you’re looking for or want to ask us a question about this course, please fill out our enquiry form.