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Fine Art degrees at UCA

Fine Art degrees
at UCA

If you're looking for a Bachelor's or Master's course that offers the complete art school experience, our fine art degrees are for you.

Whether you're passionate about drawing, painting, sculpture or any medium besides, our courses will give you the chance to experiment with different disciplines and approaches and uncover what really makes you tick as an artist.

They'll also give you the practical skills and entrepreneurial knowledge to succeed in the arts sector. Throughout the courses, we’ll help you to build your confidence and give you opportunities to network, work on community art projects, exhibit your work publicly and discover what your art practice means to you.

We enjoy close connections with both local arts communities and London venues, enabling you to aim high with what you seek to achieve.

And with our high-profile alumni including world-renowned artist and Turner Prize nominee, Tracy Emin, and Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2017, Emma-Leone Palmer, you'll be graduating into great company.


Want to join us in 2021?

There’s still time! We have places available through Clearing right now – get in touch and we can help you to find a course you’ll love.

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Careers in
Fine Art

Wondering what you could do with your degree in Fine Art? There are a lot of options. Arts and culture account for 347,000 jobs in the UK, so our degree courses are designed to give you a transferable skillset that will prepare you for a career in a range of fields, including:

  • Art (creation)
  • Filmmaking
  • Project management
  • Animation
  • Curation
  • Writing
  • Photography
  • Arts administration
  • Publishing
  • Education
  • Technical instruction
  • Design
  • Producing
  • Picture/archive research
  • Community artists
  • Creative media management
  • Filmmaking
  • Freelance photography
  • Pre and post production work
  • Printmaking and reprographics
  • Producing
  • Public art
  • Publishing
  • Sound production
  • Video editing.

Explore our Gradshow

Each year, we’re privileged to be able to share our graduates’ incredible work with the world. And now’s your chance to take a look.

View our 2021 Online Gradshow
Ronan Alice Porter
Ronan Alice Porter

"My art practice has really developed; I've learned so much about working on my practice and the contemporary art field. I have knowledge about art history and practising artists that I wouldn't have got elsewhere. I'm a lot more confident in myself as an artist." Ronan Alice Porter, BA (Hons) Fine Art

Virtual Open Day

Virtual Open Day

Since you can't visit our campuses right now, our virtual Open Day will help you find out more about what it's like to be a UCA student.

Explore our virtual open day