Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices
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|Qualification||BA (Hons) Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices|
|Course Length||3 years (+ 1 year general course if applicable)|
|UCAS Code for direct entry into Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices:||WV15|
This innovative degree provides a unique opportunity to study both fine art and philosophy. Sixty percent of your studies will focus on Fine Art with the remaining forty percent on Philosophy. This interdisciplinary connection brings together excellence in research and teaching. You will be taught by academic staff with national and international reputations as practising artists, theorists, philosophers and writers who contribute significantly to the shaping of contemporary culture and debate.
Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds. The quality of studio and workshop provision is high, with students having access to a digital imaging suite and the University's computing workstations. Our programme reflects current cultural practices integrating practical and theoretical studies beyond disciplinary boundaries. If you have a strong interest in philosophical issues but also want practical studio experience as an artist then BA (Hons) Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices is the course for you.
Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices is one of three courses that comprise the Art & Media grouping within DJCAD (Art Philosophy Contemporary Practices, Fine Art and Time Based Art & Digital Film). This programme has an already established reputation as the only interdisciplinary arts curriculum in Scotland. The bringing together of three distinct pathways under the art and media programme offers a broad educational experience and access to a wide range of staff expertise while also allowing you to gain deep knowledge and expertise in your chosen subject pathway of Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices.