University of the Arts London (UAL) will present a hand-picked selection of design products, created by 9 of its students and alumni at the Top Drawer trade show, 8 – 10 September 2019. Let’s take a closer look at this years’ chosen
Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) have recently announced a process to ensure that students registering on the UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma Art and Design qualifications can be fully funded to Summer 2021.
You will experience a range of approaches to contemporary sculpture. These include:
Contextual or site-based works
Metal and woodwork
Sound and video
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
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
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 work on site-specific projects, including a collaborative project at south Wimbledon station sponsored by Platform for Arts as well as the annual PARK exhibition at nearby Cannizaro Park.
Students can also study abroad in their second year as part of the college’s Erasmus scheme.
Learning and teaching methods
Artist and professional practice talks and workshops
Briefings, discussions, lectures and seminars
Cross course group crits
Field trips and off-site visits
Group and individual presentations and tutorials
Lectures and artist talks
Peer learning and review
Studio and workshop based self directed study and research
Technical workshops and inductions
Workshops on writing styles, research methodology and critical debate
Critical professional practice presentations
Exhibition of work
Studio exhibition presentation
Written work - assignments, essays, reports, scripts and statements
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 email@example.com 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.
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:
Clear evidence of independent study and self-initiated work complete and in-progress
A selection of work demonstrating an interest in sculpture either as method or context
A range of ideas
An ability to be self-reflective
An 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 art
An ability to communicate your ideas visually, verbally and in writing
Evidence of some art making skills relevant to a students' ambitions
An ability to investigate and develop ideas independently
Making your application
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.
£19,350 (2018/19 fees).
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.
Find out about the accommodation options available and how much they will cost.
Scholarships and awards
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Careers and alumni
Our recent graduates have undertaken artists' residencies in Norway, Spain and France, moved into arts management, curating and teaching as well as taking up postgraduate study.
Work placements with artists including Jamie Shovlin, Ryan Gander and Gavin Turk and galleries Haunch of Venison and Peer have also led to jobs on graduating.