London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Your art student years are important and at the Cass we offer a rewarding, supportive, and stimulating place to study, in the heart of London's East End. Our tutors are active artists, curators and writers, and are passionate about art and teaching. Our new studios buzz with activity, and art events, shows and private views regularly take place. In this creative environment you will be able to test out your ideas and work as a developing artist and gain the skills needed to practice as an artist in today's complex and thriving art worlds. Added value: You will learn alongside a diverse mix of highly engaged and ambitious fellow art students with access to a wide range of resources including photography, digital media, print, painting, ceramics and sculpture workshops and the latest 3D printing and laser'cutting facilities.

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: ways of seeing; representation; drawing in the expanded field; photographing art; documenting art; practical skills; what does an artist do?; 100 years since large glass. Year 2 topics include: appropriating art; chance and systems; art and the archive; the sublime; participation and relational art; the everyday; art manifestos; practical skills; presentation skills; work as an artist; the zone of freedom. Year 3 topics include: exhibition display; final project; dissertation; final show.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 112
  • Interview
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units) DD
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)