Higher National Diploma in Fine Art

Higher National Diploma in Fine Art

Key Course Information

The HND in Fine Art is a continuation of the HNC in Fine Art.

This Higher Education course aims to develop you as professional artists and for you to progress either to employment, independent studio practise or higher level studies.  Emphasis throughout the year is on developing independent research, practical studio work, exhibiting work and to continue acquiring creative, contextual and technical skills. We feel this course of study provides a complimentary and developmental pathway in Fine Art, building on practical experience, subject knowledge and personal expression to produce a sustainable conceptual framework for professional practise. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

The college provides good sized personal workspace and lots of tutor contact. The course consists of 6 units: practical and a written essay.

You’ll also have opportunities to display your work in public, in our unique on-site gallery space and an external gallery space.

Tutors are practising artists and include: Greg Rook, Erika Winstone, Rachel Wilson and others. Specialist tutors and technicians within the college also contribute to the course.

The programme is taught over 30 weeks, September to June, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


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