Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course gives you the creative, practical and intellectual skills to realise your creative potential and pursue a career in the visual arts or other professions. Ambitious and self'motivated students are excited by the course's flexibility and the subject's potential. Through interdisciplinary studies you will work with painting, printing, drawing, sculpture, installation, performance, film, photography and textiles, in a focused or pluralistic way.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to studio practice I; study skills; portfolio/exhibition/review; history of art; cultural studies; language option. Year 2: Studio practice II; portfolio/exhibition/review II; careers management; contemporary issues; research methods; option module. Year 3 Professional development; studio practice III; portfolio/exhibition/review III; dissertation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Art Foundation Diploma
  • Portfolio
  • Tariff 112
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • International Baccalaureate 27
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher AAAA
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • Interview
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • CRB check required
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma

Key Course Information

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74% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 39%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 80%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 91%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 72
Studying 4
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 5
Unknown 16

36% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 100%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation