|Degree:||Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (BA (Hons))|
|Study modes:||full-time, part-time|
This vibrant programme will facilitate your involvement in contemporary visual art and build on your previous academic skills and knowledge. It will encourage open and exploratory thinking whilst equipping you with the experience and skills needed to evolve into a professional artist. The qualification is taught at West Kent College's University Centre in Tonbridge and is awarded and quality assured by the University of Kent.
The programme prepares you for professional practice and engagement in the cultural sector. You will study a combination of practical, theoretical and professional modules that will encompass transferable skills to improve your employability. Designed and taught by practising contemporary artists, the programme has developed many links with galleries, artists and curators in the south east of England to give you a real advantage when embarking on a career in the arts. The programme embraces the rich history of the subject and the vibrancy of current debates to allow you to develop a unique creative identity relevant to contemporary practice.
The programme will enable you to convert your Level 5 Foundation Degree or HND qualification into a Level 6 BA (Honours) Degree with either a year of full-time study or two years of part-time study.
"The course is really flexible and the teaching staff are of such a high standard, it's amazing."
Jacqueline Chase - BA (Hons) Top-up in Fine Art