Fine Art Textiles BA (Hons)
- You will take part in cultural and environmental trips
- You will have your own individual studio space from the second year onwards
- Small student numbers facilitates close working relationship between you and your tutors
- You can study full time or part time to suit your personal circumstances
- You can study individual modules for personal or professional development
- 3 Scottish Highers at grade C or above OR
- 2 A levels at grade C or above
- These must include English, or a recognised Art Access course
- All applicants will be required to submit a portfolio of visual work which clearly demonstrates the capacity to cope with the demands of the BA (Hons) Fine Art Textiles
- Constructed Surface
- Surface Effects
- Contemporary Technology
- Critical and Contextual Studies 1
- Creative Practice 1 and 2
- Professional Practice 1
- Critical and Contextual Studies 2
- Theory and Practice
- Research Methods
- Creative Practice 3 and 4
- Professional Practice 2
- Degree Show
- Full time
- Part time (structured)
- You will study this course primarily by way of face-to-face lectures and personal studio work
- Certain modules include video conference tutorials and lectures, with some materials also available online through the UHI virtual learning environment (VLE)
- This individual study is supported by your tutors and student adviser
- Full time: 4 yrs @ 40 hours per week
- Part time: 8 yrs @ 20 hours per week
- Once you have completed this BA (Hons) Fine Art Textiles course you will have acquired the skills to become a practising artist
- You could also consider a career in teaching or find a career within the arts related industry
What is special about this course?
This exciting new BA (Hons) Fine Art Textiles course is designed to help you to develop your fine art textiles skills and progress your career opportunities in this field.
Based at Moray School of Art in Elgin, or Orkney College UHI, you will examine a range of textiles media, both traditional and non-traditional, enhancing your skills and applying them to individual project work. You will be offered your own studio space from the second year onwards, with access to excellent fine art textiles resources. The tutor practitioners, who have expertise in a broad range of specialist areas, will be close at hand to give you regular input and guidance to help you achieve your full potential.
A varied and full programme of visiting lecturers will ensure you are kept up-to-date with contemporary practice, as well as providing you with useful links to other artists and professionals.
Your learning will be very much research based and you will develop your practice through diverse studio work and cultural trips.
Access programmes – portfolio courses within UHI: Inverness College Lews Castle College Moray College Orkney College • Perth College • Shetland College
Year 1 - CertHE
Year 2 - DipHE
Year 3 - BA
Year 4 - BA (Hons)
How will I study my course?
How long will my course last?
Number of hours per week indicates the total number of hours you should dedicate to the course, which includes time spent in lectures and your own time spent on individual study and research.
How much will my course cost?
For students living in Scotland or the European Union, studying an undergraduate course (degree) the following fees apply for the academic year 2013-14:
|Full-time (120 credit modules) per year
|Part-time (structured) ? (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||
|Part-time (unstructured per module) ? (per 20 credit module)||
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
Rest of UK students
For students living in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) studying this course full time, fees for academic year 2013-14:
|Year 1||CertHE||£7,740 p.a.|
|Year 2||DipHE||£7,740 p.a.|
|Year 3||Degree||£7,740 p.a.|
*4th year free only for students who have paid for previous 3 years at the University of the Highlands and Islands
(students not living in the UK or European Union)
What funding can I apply for?
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact your enrolling college for more information.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Apply for this course
International applicants can apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.
Important note: course structure context is indicative only and does not represent a definitive list, in name or in nature, of modules that will be studied in this course, and may vary depending on location of study. Course structure context is subject to change at any time, without prior notice.