Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Art and Design Practice (Fine Art)

Students study and work in a range of medium from painting, installation; sculpture; print; photography; sound and moving image. The course provides critical understanding through engagement in research and debate. Study covers the development of ideas through self-directed personal research while gradually building relevant making and presentation skills. Applicants are introduced to research and contextual studies, materials and process experimentation, traditional and digital technologies, fine art professional practices and exhibition skills and have the opportunity to work with an artist mentor.

Entry requirements

All applicants are required to hold a good undergraduate degree in a related field; alternatively, those with experience in the area may also apply. All applicants are interviewed with a portfolio of previous work. In their application students need to include a short research project proposal. For international students, these interviews may be held over Skype or telephone upon submission of their portfolio. English language requirements for international applicants are IELTS 6.5 for postgraduate study or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: personal project 1; material creativity; art and design research methods; personal project 2; thesis; personal project 3.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 9,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus High Wycombe HP11 2JZ South East

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