Taught course


University of the Arts London - Wimbledon College of Arts · School of Fine Art

Entry requirements

BA (Hons) degree or equivalent academic qualifications A study proposal Portfolio of work Details of 2 referees Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration IELTS level 6.5 or above if English isn’t their first language, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking (please check our English Language requirements)

Months of entry


Course content

  • To identify and debate key issues in contemporary painting
  • To contribute to a collaborative public event and online archive on the subject of contemporary painting
  • To extend your knowledge of paint as a material and process
  • To examine the ways in which methods and materials shape the agenda in contemporary painting whilst creating a critical relationship to tradition
  • To explore the range of models of practice for the contemporary painter
  • To examine the notion of painting as research
  • To develop your key questions and ideas from an initial period of review and experimentation
  • To be part of a challenging learning and teaching environment that supports the development of your practical, professional and research skills
  • To engage with the wider research culture at University of the Arts London

Information for international students

The College is dedicated to excellence in learning and teaching. All tutors are practising artists or designers. The College is a small and friendly community, located in Wimbledon, only 15 minutes by train from central London. +44 (0)20 7514 1852

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500 per academic year
International students
£17,920 per academic year

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Creative work100
Dissertation (3000 words)

Course contact details

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