Taught course

Fine Art

Aberystwyth University · School of Art

Entry requirements

BA(Hons) 2:1 or equivalent in Fine Art.

Months of entry


Course content

The Fine Art Masters is designed for students who wish to study fine art through art practice with the goal of becoming professional artists. Supervision is available in Drawing and Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Book Illustration and Interdisciplinary Studio Practice (video, sound, installation, and new media).

The School of Art specialises in the fine art disciplines of Painting and Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Book Illustration, and New Media (installation, digital art, video and sound). We are dedicated to the development and innovative application of traditional skills.

Information for international students

See our website for more information. Minimum IELTS requirement is 6.5. An example of a recent academic essay must be submitted with application.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please check our website for more information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months

Further details of qualification

Apart from being personally rewarding, the study of fine art has many benefits. It fosters a hands-on approach to everyday challenges, encourages creative problem-solving, strengthens liaison skills, and improves the ability to adapt in a changing world. These transferable skills, are actively promoted during your course at Aberystwyth.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Creative work50
Dissertation (15000 words)

Course contact details

Prof John Harvey
+44 (0)1970 622460