What will I learn?

**Why choose this course?**Study and explore contemporary approaches to painting and drawing in a lively and intellectually challenging atmosphere providing a breadth and depth of experience which is not possible on a multi-disciplinary fine art course.This specialist Painting & Drawing degree offers the chance for students to focus on painting and drawing in equal measure or as single disciplines. You will also be introduced to printmaking which can be used both in combination with painting and drawing or as a single discipline.The structure of Fine Art Painting & Drawing BA (Hons) is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of new ideas, techniques and processes and to offer them a wide-ranging expansion of the possibilities of both painting and drawing. Other highlights include:- New studios and a personal studio space for each student.- Access to one of the country’s leading printmaking workshops with excellent technical support.- Access to specialist digital facilities supporting digital image and time-based imagery. The course also has access to VR technology and digital microscopes.- Passionate, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff with a diverse range of specialisms and subject knowledge.- National and international level visiting speakers.- Proximity to London, one of the world’s leading centres for art (less than an hour by train).**By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:**- You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).- Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.- Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.- We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** - Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise** - In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.All study trips subject to national and local Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions. See our situation updates page for more on the University’s response to Covid-19: northampton.ac.uk/about-us/situation-updates/✱ see Eligibility criteria and Terms and Conditions: northampton.ac.uk/student-life/university-living-laptops-trips-and-internships/✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 18,975) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Waterside Campus,

University Drive,

Northampton,

Northamptonshire,

NN1 5PH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A typical offer is BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. Standard entry requirements apply.

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

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