We look for originality and an individual vision and expect potential students to have a developed and knowledgeable appreciation of the fine arts. Most importantly, we are looking for students with ambition and drive who are able to use the creative freedom of the course to develop a strong practice and go on to build successful careers.
We conduct individual interviews in which we create an informal and conversational atmosphere so that you and a course tutor can discuss your portfolio in a relaxed way. There will be current student representatives on hand to discuss the course and the student experience with you whilst you are waiting.
Your portfolio of work should showcase interesting ideas that push the boundaries and explore concepts, media and materials. A variety of developmental and finished work, coursework and personal projects, sketch books, research files and journals should be included. The way you discuss and present your portfolio tells us much about your initiative and understanding.
You can download our portfolio guidelines for BA (Hons) Fine Art to help you prepare here.