The online BA (Hons) in Fine Art course gives you the opportunity to develop your individual artistic talent to a professional standard. Studying fine art online has several benefits including keeping you constantly connected with your tutors who offer unlimited expert advice, feedback
Top Online Bachelors in Fine Arts. The online BA (Hons) Fine Art course is fully accredited by the University of Hertfordshire and delivered to you 100% online by the Interactive Design Institute (IDI). All teaching and learning is provided through our study website, IDI-Study, and as there is no need for attendance, you can study from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. With no real-time lectures, tutorials or exams you are free to study at times that suit you, allowing you to manage your studies around your other commitments. Our subject specialist tutors will provide you with one-to-one tuition, expert guidance and constructive feedback to make sure you graduate as an accomplished artist ready to begin a career in the contemporary fine art industry.
What Does the Course Involve?
The BA (Hons) Fine Art course requires you to complete a number of varied practical activities and projects, and you will be encouraged to adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to your work. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of the contemporary creative industries and be prepared for a career on graduation. Over the course of your studies you will:
Experiment with different creative disciplines and media including drawing, painting, photography, 3D installation, printmaking, sculpture and digital imaging
Prepare for professional work in creative fields related to the arts, such as curation, art writing, art education and gallery management
Develop the standard of your personal practice and compile a portfolio with close guidance from IDI tutors
Gain advanced knowledge of the contemporary fine art through reflective and critical research of historical, theoretical, cultural and sociological aspects of art
The online BA (Hons) Fine Art course has been carefully designed for online delivery, and to provide you with unlimited support in developing a distinctive practice that is relevant to your interests and ambitions.
Studying Fine Art online with IDI
You will be required to complete a variety of online activities which will focus in particular on the practices, theories and contexts of contemporary fine art. Online group discussions with your peers on the forums will also take place regularly within the study website, IDI-Study, and you will be encouraged to use these to discuss your work with your peer group and tutors.
As well as one-to-one contact with your tutors, you will also be able to contact IDI support staff from 9 to 5, Monday to Friday. They will be able to help you with any questions you have about your studies and our Technical Support team will be able to help you with any technical problems you encounter.
Subject to minimum cohort numbers being reached, on the BA (Hons) Fine Art course you can choose from full-time, part-time or accelerated study modes. There are also 3 start dates per year in February, June, and October. Contact us for more information.
BA (Hons) Fine Art Entry Requirements
You will normally require between 240 and 260 points from GCE A Levels (or equivalent) including a qualification in an art related subject, plus GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above - key skills are accepted as equivalent.
You will normally have completed a pre-degree course in visual arts, which may be a Foundation or equivalent course leading to a BTEC National Diploma/Certificate or equivalent international qualification.
All applicants from non-majority English speaking countries need to provide proof of English language proficiency. One of the following qualifications (or equivalent) is required:
-GSCE English Language grade A-C
-IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)