Contemporary Art and Professional Studies (top-up), BA (Hons)


UCW student Adam, Museum of the Order of St. John and Kensington Palace.


This course features artistic practice alongside studies in marketing and finance, so you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to set up freelance enterprises, work in the creative industries or progress to postgraduate study.

This course aims to develop artistic and innovative practitioners, and also provides students with the professional and commercial awareness they will need in order to be successful in their chosen creative pursuit.

You will be taught by lecturers with extensive professional and creative experience who can support you in further developing your unique creative identity, and the research-based elements of the course have been designed to prepare students for postgraduate study.

You will also get the chance to continue to enhance your creative skills in artistic areas of interest such as painting, sculpture, printmaking, digital imagery, jewellery-making and more.

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  • Course length

    Study for 1 year (full-time – 3 days a week), or 2 years (part-time – 1.5 days a week)

  • Start date

    13th September 2021

  • Course codes

    Institution: B20
    Course: WWDF
    Campus: C

  • Tuition fees

    Full-time: £8,500 per year
    Part-time: £4,250 per year

“My lecturers helped me hone my skills and produce work I am proud of.”

Bath Spa partnership

Delivered in partnership…

This course is delivered in partnership with Bath Spa University.

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