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BA (Hons) Fine Art: Print and Time-Based Media

College
WIMBLEDON
Start date
September 2018
Course length
3 years
UCAS code
W105

Course summary

Course suspended for 2019/20

BA Fine Art Print and Time-Based Media at Wimbledon will not be taking applications for 2019/20.

If you are interested in Fine Art Print and Time-Based Media take a look at the other UAL undergraduate Fine Art courses.

BA Print and Time-Based Media at Wimbledon College of Arts combines the traditional with the contemporary.

The course brings together printmaking, photography, film, audio, writing, video and performance art.

Student work

Joe Sutherland.

Chris Hopkins.

Max Dovey.

BA Print and Time-Based Media Stories

Course details

What you can expect

  • Teaching from practicing artists through projects, critiques and tutorials
  • The chance to take part in extra-curricular activities. For example our live performance / video event Elbow Room
  • To explore gallery based practices. You will look at installation, artists' publications, live art, screenings, broadcasts and websites
  • To work with other students on film projects, print portfolios, screenings and events
  • To explore a wide range of contemporary art practices. Including animation, etching, performance, photography, printmaking, sound, video, writing and filmmaking in Super 8 and 16mm
  • A cross-course contextual studies programme. This will expand your knowledge and understanding of the wider context of fine art
  • To have access to Wimbledon's shared workshops. View the Wimbledon facilities

Course units

Year 1

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Fine Art: Painting, Sculpture, Print and Time-Based Media
  • Unit 2: Introduction to subject specific practice
  • Unit 3: Establishing subject specific practice
  • Unit 4: Introduction to critical practice for fine art
  • Year 2

  • Unit 5: Understanding collaborative practice
  • Unit 6: Developing subject specific practice part 1
  • Unit 7: Developing subject specific practice part 2
  • Unit 8: Developing contextual practice for fine art
  • Year 3

  • Unit 9: Realisation of subject specific art practices
  • Unit 10: Realisation of critical practice and research for fine art
  • Work experience and opportunities

    Our students have the chance to take part in international exchanges on projects such as Bentlage print symposium and Photokina in Cologne. They have also worked on artists' projects with galleries including the Serpentine Gallery, Lux, Studio Voltaire and X Marks the Bokship.

    Students can also study abroad in their second year as part of the college’s Erasmus scheme.

    Learning and teaching methods

    • Academic skills, design thinking for textiles and other workshops
    • Brainstorming sessions
    • Briefings, tutorials and feedback
    • Collaborative group project work
    • Lectures and seminars
    • Library and workshop inductions
    • Museum, gallery and other visits
    • Online learning
    • Presentations
    • Research methods
    • Studio teaching

    Assessment methods

    • Blogs
    • Essays, reports and dissertation
    • Final show examination
    • Mid-year reviews
    • Peer assessment
    • Portfolio of work
    • Presentation
    • Student self-evaluation
    • Tutorials

    Staff

    How to apply

    Opportunities for all

    We are committed to making university education an achievable option for a wider range of people and to supporting all of our students in achieving their potential both during and after their courses.

    We welcome applications from people with disabilities. If you have a disability (e.g. mobility difficulties, sensory impairments, medical or mental health conditions or Asperger’s syndrome) we strongly encourage you to contact us on disability@arts.ac.uk or +44 (0)20 7514 6156 so that we can plan the right support for you. All enquiries are treated confidentially. To find out more, visit our Disability & Dyslexia webpages.

    Entry requirements

    We select students based on the quality of their applications, looking primarily at their portfolio of work, personal statements and reference.

    The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are:

    • A Level - 2 A levels grade C or above
    • or Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4)
    • or Pass, Pass, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma
    • or Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
    • or Access to Higher Education Diploma
    • or Equivalent EU or non-EU qualifications. For example - International Baccalaureate Diploma pass achieved at 24 points or above
    • and 3 GCSE passes grade C or above

    We will also consider other evidence of prior learning and experience via Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning - AP(E)L and / or alternative qualifications assessed as offering the same level as the above requirements.

    English language requirements

    All classes are taught in English. If English isn't your first language you must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:

    Portfolio advice

    Portfolios should show the following:

    • Clear evidence of independent study and self-initiated work
    • A selection of work demonstrating an interest in print or other media
    • An ability to be self-reflective
    • A range of ideas, subjects or concerns
    • Interest in fine art and other visual art forms

    At interview and portfolio review

    We look for:

    • An interest, commitment and motivation for studying the subject
    • An understanding of the subject, including examples of contemporary and historical practice
    • A desire to learn and an ability to investigate and develop ideas indepentdently
    • An ability to communicate your ideas visually, verbally and in writing
    • Evidence of some art making skills relevant to a students' ambitions

    Making your application

    2019/20 entry

    Course suspended for 2019/20 entry.

    You must apply through UCAS, where you’ll need the following information:

    • University code - U65
    • UCAS course code - W105

    The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) application deadline is 15 January.

    Following your UCAS application to this course all home / EU applicants will be invited to choose a date for a selection event.

    What is a selection event?

    A selection event is similar to an interview. You will be expected to bring your portfolio, which will be reviewed by course teams. The event will also give you a chance to meet current students, take a tour of the college and see the facilities.

    More details about your selection event will be emailed to you once you have chosen your selection event date.

    Applicants will be seen by Fine Art tutors from Painting, Print and Time-Based Media and Sculpture. 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.

    2019/20 entry

    Course suspended for 2019/20 entry.

    There are 3 ways international students can apply to an undergraduate course at Wimbledon College of Arts:

    Find out more information about applying through UCAS.

    Interviews and portfolio reviews - international students can be interviewed in a number of different ways:

    • By phone or Skype
    • In your country, if your application was made though one of our official representatives
    • At our international office based at Chelsea College of Arts

    Study Abroad

    Through the Study Abroad programme international students can apply to join an undergraduate course.

    For information on how to apply visit the Study Abroad section.


    Fees & Funding

    Home / EU fee

    £9,250 (2018/19 fees).

    Tuition fees may increase in future years for new and continuing students, in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Please visit our undergraduate tuition fees page for more information.

    International fee

    £19,350 (2018/19 fees).

    Additional costs

    In addition to tuition fees you are very likely to incur additional costs such as travel expenses and the cost of materials. Please read the information on our additional costs page.

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    Careers and alumni

    While many Print and Time-Based Media graduates go on to pursue their own careers as artists, others have set up galleries and collectives or chosen art-related careers as curators, critics, teachers and gallery staff.

    Alumni

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