BA (Hons)

Fine Art

3 years
September 2024

Our Fine Art course offers a broad range of experience in contemporary art practice. So you can explore your ideas through studio work in your own workspace.

Why study with us

  • 2nd
    in the North West for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (Art and Design)
  • Opportunity for students to get involved in the running of the in house outward facing contemporary art gallery (Hanover Project) which enables students to exhibit alongside national and international artists.
  • Experience a broad-based fine art degree which covers many disciplines. Including sculpture; painting, time-based media, book production and printmaking. Students are able to cover as many or as few disciplines as they wish.
  • Our Fine Art studios are spacious and well equipped, you’ll be given your own studio from the beginning of the course.

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Degree Show 2024

Discover the award-winning creative work produced by our undergraduate Fine Art students. The degree show features work in a range of mediums by students from the School of Arts & Media.

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Our staff and students tell you about the Fine Art course

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2020 Degree Show student Layla Green's work 'Everyday'
2020 Degree Show student Layla Green's work 'Everyday'

What you’ll do

  • All the basic materials you need are free (paper, canvas, wood, metal, clay, plaster and mod rock). You’ll receive a budget each year to spend on materials.
  • The quality of workshops and the technical assistance you’ll receive is outstanding.
  • All students in Fine Art have the opportunity to develop projects in our onsite contemporary art gallery Hanover Project. As well to travel on research visits to Berlin, London and Singapore.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Adobe Creative Cloud

Unleash your creativity at anytime, anywhere. From September 2024, you'll have access to the industry-standard Adobe Creative Cloud package on both your personal device and on campus. Get hands-on with this widely recognised package and create a portfolio that showcases your skills.

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I enjoy the freedom of direction I have within my course.
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Abigail Victoria Rooney
BA (Hons) Fine Art
United Kingdom

Future careers in Fine Art

This course will train you to work as a creative practitioner. Our graduates pursue careers as artists in the UK and abroad.

These include arts residencies, community arts, animation, graphic design, museums and galleries. As well as web design, arts education, photography, professional arts organisations, theatre set design, illustration, curatorship, film post-production and prop making.

Other graduates move into the worlds of TV and radio, journalism, publishing and other creative fields.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Arts and Media

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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