University of chester fine art

University of chester fine art

Fine Art

BA (Hons)

   Push the boundaries of your creativity as you challenge perceptions of contemporary fine art, both theoretically and in practice.

Course overview

The course challenge perceptions of Fine Art practice placing you firmly in a contemporary, interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary studio context. There is an emphasis on the relationship between theory and practice with a view that you will become informed practitioners fully in charge of the trajectory of your practice, research and thinking.

If you have any questions, or are unsure if your qualifications meet these requirements, please contact us using the details below.


University of chester fine art

Why Study Fine Art with us?

   The diverse nature of contemporary Fine Art is represented in the design and delivery of the course; whilst the emphasis is on practice, this is underpinned by a strong theoretical element.

Opportunities for placements and elements of professional practice provide the course with a ‘real-life’ edge, affording you to consider the nature of the Fine Artist you could become. Media area workshops are well resourced and all Fine Art students are allocated studio spaces.

There is regular tutorial and teaching contact with academic staff many of whom are practitioners and researchers of national and international standing.

Entry Requirements

Typical Entry 112 UCAS points
GCE A Level A minimum of 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels, or equivalent, including Art and Design or Fine Art. Typical offer BCC/BBC.
BTEC BTEC Extended Diploma(Art & Design): DMM

BTEC Diploma (Art & Design): D*D*

Irish/Scottish Highers  

BBBB including Art


International Baccalaureate 26 points, including 5 in HL Visual Arts
Access Access to HE Diploma (Art and Design) to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit


OCR National Extended Diploma (Art & Design): Merit 2

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma (Art & Design): DMM

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma (Art & Design): D*D*



Extra Information Please note that we accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.

(Note: Applicants will be required to attend a portfolio interview before an offer of a place can be made)