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Painting, BA (Hons)

University for the Creative Arts (UCA), the United Kingdom

University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

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About Painting, BA (Hons) - at University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

The OCA BA (Hons) in Painting is for those who wish to focus on drawing and painting to become reflective artists with the skills necessary to effectively develop a personal artistic vision or voice. A range of options at Level 1 (HE4) also provides the opportunity to explore another visual art discipline to enrich and broaden your skills including sculpture and printmaking.

As you progress through the levels of this Open degree, you gain a broad knowledge and critical understanding of the principles of Art and knowledge of emerging aspects of the discipline and those at the forefront of debate. The degree includes options in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. You will have gained the ability to communicate information and justify your work, and be a resourceful and independent learner. You will have a breadth of creativity and inventiveness, as well as a range of artistic techniques. You will be able to articulate and comment upon underpinning art theory and concepts through writing and speech.

Entry requirements

All students need to have an appropriate standard of English to complete their chosen course of study, which will include a substantial written element. International or EU students will need to provide evidence of their ability, which could be i) prior education in the medium of English, ii) long term residency in an English speaking country or iii) one of the following international qualifications:

ELTS (International English Language Testing Service): A minimum score of 6*

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): Minimum score of 550 (Paper PBT), 213 (Computer CBT), 80 (Internet IBT).

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