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Creative Arts Practice (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)



What will I learn?

**Experience a broad range of disciplines on this contemporary and creative Art degree**- Explore and innovate across disciplines. Study and practise two subject areas, with the option to specialise if you choose.- Take an entrepreneurial approach. Translate your practice into industry through opportunities to exhibit, perform and publish.- Learn from practising professionals. Your tutors are also visual artists, sculptors, designers, writers, sound artists and performers.Do you want to be an artist, designer, performer, writer or teacher – or create your own path by combining more than one artistic profession?On this contemporary creative arts course, you'll gain a practical grounding in a range of disciplines including sculpture, ceramics, drawing, painting, textiles, live art and graphic arts, before specialising in one or two disciplines of your choice. You can choose from a wealth of optional first year practical modules that will introduce you to printmaking, photography, performance, sound, video and word – to build your own unique course of study.You’ll benefit from support and encouragement from dedicated staff who are practitioners in their specialist fields. You’ll also have access to our superb facilities and excellent technical staff.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Which department am I in?

Bath School of Art, Film and Media

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,800.00 (US$ 20,484) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

25 September 2023


Main Site

Newton Park,


Bath And North East Somerset,

BA2 9BN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have SAT with a combined score of 1220 out of 1600 (with minimum of 570 in Maths and 610 in reading/writing). They must also completed US High School Diploma with an unweighted GPA of 3.0 and 3 APT test and ACT results with a minimum score of 26.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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