Foundation Year Fine Art BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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Course info

UCAS CODE W150
Course OverviewWould you like to develop the practical and intellectual skills required to be a creative, critical and reflective arts practitioner?Acting as a gateway to degree-level study, the Fine Art Foundation Year course allows you to study a broad range of creative arts disciplines, with a key focus on fine art. You will also acquire key transferable skills such as effective communication, team work, time and project management, research and digital literacy, all of which can prove vital ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 4 Years | 19-SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
52nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
29th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Art

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 83 = 17% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Art graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Art graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Art

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
87%
English Literature
24%
Psychology
18%
Photography
18%
History
17%

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Latest Fine Art reviews

Fine Art
SR
Student Reviewer
25 Feb 20

Fine Art BA (Hons)

2 Years in and I am so glad in came to northumbria. It gives you so many new friends and experiences I wouldn't of ever...
SR
Student Reviewer
21 Dec 19

Fine Art BA (Hons)

I'm enjoying it significantly. The course is a great way for me to experience a contemporary art practice and allows me...

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How Fine Art students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 48 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 34%
3 star 14%
2 star 8%
1 star 8%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,544 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 37%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Northumbria University, Newcastle
CompUniGuide ranking
52nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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