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BA (HONS) FASHION Gemma Bullock


Space to… Inspire

The BA (Hons) Fashion course aims to inspire, develop and prepare you to become a professional, skilled, knowledgeable and dynamic graduate – part of the next generation of fashion talent, fully appreciating your opportunities and future role within the fashion industry.

Work

Our spacious design studios provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. You will spend time working in these studios, workshops and labs on projects that include live industry briefs and external projects. Our specialist facilities include: • industry-standard, specialist machinery; pattern cutting tables; tailors’ stands • fabric store; fabric dye lab; rug tufting workshop • IT/CAD suites; laser cutting and engraving; 3D printing • digital printing facilities, heat bed and disperse printing, screen printing rooms. External visiting speakers and staff research projects contribute to a stimulating student experience.

Explore

You will be introduced to essential skills, methods, media, practices, concepts and creative thinking to support your fashion development. You will learn to translate your ideas within creative professional contexts and hone your specialist fashion expertise, producing an extensive, refined and professional portfolio that reflects your individual creativity and aspirations.

Succeed

There are many opportunities within the fashion industry – from design and development to styling, merchandising and management, as well as employment in other sectors, including education, arts and crafts, theatre and community projects. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to establish yourselves as a designer, running your own business and selling through retail or within other design, arts and crafts outlets.

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BA (Hons) Fashion with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Fashion with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W230. Full-time: 3 years/ 4 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) FINE ART


Space to… Inspire

The BA (Hons) Fine Art course aims to inspire, develop and prepare you to become a professional artist and a skilled, knowledgeable and dynamic graduate with a range of transferable skills relevant to careers across the creative industries. You will explore specialist media and creative practices in painting, sculpture, printmaking, conceptual and social practice, film video, photography, performance and installation.

Work

Our spacious studios – including your own studio space – provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. You will spend time working alongside practising artists and researchers in purpose-built studios, workshops and labs, on projects that include live industry briefs and external projects. Our facilities include: • spacious and well-equipped studios • a wide range of specialist workshops • bronze foundry, stone carving yard, printmaking studio • audio-visual computers, digital manufacturing and prototyping hardware.

Explore

You will explore your own ideas while learning fundamental skills of fine art practice through specialist workshops and studio practice, supported by seminars, tutorials and lectures. Visiting artists, exhibitions and study trips contribute to a stimulating student experience. You will have the opportunity to broaden and test your art practice, and engage with the art community and external partners through off-site projects. Our ultimate aim is for you to develop into a confident and independent artist, able to manage your studio time, resolve ideas and confidently present your work to external audiences and agents.

Succeed

There are many opportunities within the creative industries – graduates have gone on to set up their own studio spaces, work in galleries, schools, community arts, art therapy, curatorial positions and many other professions. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to establish yourselves as an artist, running your own business. Wolverhampton School of Art is a member of the National Association of Fine Art Education.

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BA (Hons) Fine Art with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Fine Art with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W100. Full-time: 3 years/ 4 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) GLASS AND CERAMICS


Space to… Inspire

This intensive studio-based programme gives you the space, time, freedom and support to develop your creative and technical skills whilst exploring and challenging established approaches in contemporary glass and ceramics practice.

Work

Our spacious design studios provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. Studio work and technical workshops are core, with a wide range of study visits and opportunities to promote and exhibit your work. Our facilities include specialist studios, workshops and labs, particularly for glass and ceramics, but also including metal, wood and a bronze foundry. We encourage ‘thinking through making’ – learning through direct, responsive engagement with materials and processes. You will build relationships with galleries, schools, and the creative industries through vocational modules and off-site projects.

Explore

Exposure to a studio environment with tutor-student engagement and peer-to-peer learning supports a creative, experimental, professional and independent approach to your development. You are encouraged to develop your own rich, challenging and distinct visual language as an artist-designer and to explore and build material and technical competencies. You will have the opportunity to take creative risks, experiment and work with other students across the School of Art.

Succeed

You will be prepared to work as an artist or designer and may pursue a career in fine art related roles in art education, curation or art therapy or work within the architectural or domestic products design industry. We also encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes and support, enabling you to establish yourselves as an artist, running your own business.

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramics with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramics Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W700. Full-time: 3 years/ 4 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) GRAPHIC DESIGN


Space to… Inspire

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Work

You will develop your emerging style and higher skills in areas such as print, mobile and web design and create a portfolio of work including live, competition and exhibition projects.

Whether you’re intrigued by packaging; love editorial design; excited by advertising and branding; or want to work with the web, social media, apps or viral marketing, the BA (Hons) Graphic Design will develop your creative ambition and the skills and confidence to work in this exciting and dynamic industry. Studio and workshop culture is core to our courses and you will be encouraged to become part of the art and design community through time spent working in the studios, workshops and labs. You will be guided through your studies by an experienced academic, technical and study-support staff team and also engage with industry practitioners, exploring diverse, interesting and challenging design briefs. Visiting speakers, exhibitions and staff research projects contribute to a stimulating student experience. Many students undertake live briefs, competitions and professional placements, helping to build experience and to enhance confidence.

You will explore areas including typography, colour, imagemaking, composition and output for a range of platforms, formats and purposes for print and screen.

Succeed

There are many opportunities within the creative industries – with graduates entering roles such as graphic designer, graphic artist, design consultant, fine artist, media creative, account handler, studio manager and creative director and many other professions. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to establish yourself as an artist, running your own business.

Wolverhampton School of Art is a member of Design & Art Direction (D&AD).

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BA (Hons) Graphic Design with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Graphic Design with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W211. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) ILLUSTRATION


Space to… Inspire

If you want to develop your own visual language while gaining the essential skills to become a successful artist within the competitive environment of the creative industries sector, the BA (Hons) Illustration will develop your creative ambition, skills and confidence to work in this exciting and dynamic industry.

Work

Our spacious studios provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. Studio and workshop culture is core to our courses and you will be encouraged to become part of the art and design community through time spent working in the studios, workshops and labs, particularly our specialist Mac lab, print and drawing studios. You will be guided through your studies by our experienced academic and study-support staff team and explore diverse, interesting and challenging design briefs, live commissions and competitions. Visiting speakers, exhibitions, study trips and staff research projects contribute to a stimulating student experience. Many students undertake live briefs, competitions and professional placements, helping to build experience and to enhance confidence.

Wolverhampton School of Arts is a member the Association of Illustrators (AOI).

Explore

You will explore fundamental aspects of image making through traditional techniques and digital technologies, and be encouraged to think of these processes in their social and philosophical context, exploring the reasons for different styles and material manipulation in image making. With opportunities to show and publish your work, as well as work collaboratively with others you will have time to experiment and develop your style, culminating in a final major project.

Succeed

With experience of exhibiting and presenting your work, as well as transferable skills, you will be able to capitalise on the opportunities open to you through the professional network of fellow artists, designers and makers established during your studies, ready to pursue a career in illustration; animation; graphic, multimedia, production or web design; as well as other roles within the creative industries. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to establish yourselves as an artist.

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BA (Hons) Illustration with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Illustration with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W220. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) PAINTING AND PRINTMAKING


Space to… Inspire

This course gives you the space, time, freedom and support to develop your practice as a painter and printmaking in relation to the diverse disciplines of contemporary fine art practice (including sculpture, conceptual and social practice, film, video, performance, installation and photography) whilst gaining a specialist and deeper learning experience in the specific fields of painting and printmaking.

Work

Our spacious painting studios – including your own studio – provide you with the space to help develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. A team of professional artists/ teachers will support you through workshops and in tutorials to develop an engaged and critical position for your practice. You will spend time working alongside leading practitioners practising artists and researchers in our purpose-built studios, workshops and labs. Our facilities include: • spacious and well-equipped printmaking and painting studios and specialist workshops • digital print and traditional black and white and colour photography dark rooms • bronze foundry, stone carving yard, glass blowing workshop • audio-visual computers, digital manufacturing and prototyping hardware.

Explore

You will explore your own ideas while learning the fundamental skills of painting and printmaking practice through specialist workshops, training and studio practice, supported by seminars, tutorials and lectures. You will have the opportunity to broaden and develop your art practice and engage with the wider art community and external partners through off-site projects and exhibitions. Our aim is to help you develop into a confident and independent artist, able to manage your studio time, resolve ideas and confidently present your work to external audiences and agents.

Succeed

There are many opportunities within the creative industries – graduates have gone on to set up their own studio spaces, work in galleries, schools, community arts, art therapy, curatorial positions and many other professions. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to establish yourselves as an artist, running your own business.

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BA (Hons) Painting and Print Making with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Painting and Print Making with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W120. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) PHOTOGRAPHY

Jasmine Hitchens, Remove my amber


Space to… Inspire

The BA (Hons) Photography course gives you the space, time, freedom and support to develop your creative and technical photographic skills whilst exploring and challenging established photographic genres.

Work

Studio and workshop culture is core to our courses and you will be encouraged to become part of the art and design community through time spent working in the studios, workshops and labs. You will be guided through your studies by an experienced academic, technical and study-support staff team and also engage with professionals, exploring diverse, interesting and challenging artistic and design ideas. Visiting speakers, exhibitions and staff research projects contribute to a stimulating student experience. Many students undertake live briefs, competitions and professional placements, helping to develop skills and to enhance their confidence. Our facilities include spacious and well-equipped studios and specialist workshops; digital print and traditional black and white and colour photography dark rooms, shooting studio and our base room.

Alternative pathways • BA (Hons) Photography with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Photography with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Explore

Photography is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary practice with a rich history and culture – you will explore these diverse legacies through your development of contemporary practice and critical theory. Our course philosophy is that images should be ‘about something’ rather than ‘of something’ and you will examine key photographic themes such as: identity and portraiture; place and location and narrative and performance. You will have the opportunity to broaden and test your practice and engage with the art community and external partners through live projects and off-site shows. Our ultimate aim is to help you develop into a confident and independent artist, able to manage your studio time, resolve ideas in your practical work and confidently present yourself. External visits will provide opportunities to see professional practice in the field, engage with new ideas, materials, sites and scale, consider display and presentation strategies.

Succeed

There are many opportunities within the creative industries – graduates have gone on to work as magazine editors, exhibiting photographers, artists and curators, freelance studio and fashion photographers, editorial and documentary photographers, including sport, work in the broader industries of publishing, museums and galleries, as community artists, curators and educators. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to establish yourselves as an artist, running your own business.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential. Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W640. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) SCULPTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ART


Space to… Inspire

The course gives you the space, time, freedom and support to develop your creative and technical skills whilst exploring and challenging established approaches to sculpture. You will be able to engage with diverse disciplines of contemporary fine art practice and benefit from a specialist and deeper learning experience in the specific fields of sculpture and environmental art.

Work

Our spacious studios – including your own studio space – provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. You will spend time working alongside practising artists and researchers in our purpose-built studios, workshops and labs on projects that include external commissions and projects. Our facilities include: • spacious and well-equipped studios • a wide range of specialist workshops including metal, wood, glass and ceramics • bronze foundry, stone carving yard, glass blowing workshop • audio visual computers, digital manufacturing and prototyping hardware.

Alternative pathways • BA (Hons) Sculpture and Environmental Art with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Sculpture and Environmental Art with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Explore

You will acquire specialist knowledge and practical experience of working in sculpture and environmental art with the opportunity to develop your ideas in relation to the broad spectrum of contemporary fine art practice. By investigating the potential of materials and spaces, you will develop an understanding of contemporary sculpture and environmental art practice, through experimentation, research and critical thinking. You will have the opportunity to acquire skills in traditional and contemporary media and processes; from object-making, through construction, carving, casting, to time-based practices such as video, performance, installation, site-specific and digitally-generated work.

Succeed

With opportunities to broaden and test your art practice, engage with the art community and external partners, including galleries, schools, and the art and health sector, through offsite projects, you will ultimately develop into a confident and independent artist, able to manage your studio time, resolve ideas and confidently present your work to external audiences and agents. Wolverhampton School of Art is a member of the National Association of Fine Art Education.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential. Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W130. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BA (HONS) TEXTILES AND SURFACE PATTERN


Space to… Inspire

This highly creative course is designed to equip you with the skills, attributes and passion you need to work within the broad, fast-paced, exciting world of cutting-edge textiles and surface design. Practice is underpinned by creative thinking, visual and theoretical research, CAD and drawing. Exploration of drawing is integral to the course, informing skills and processes, helping you to become an expert.

Work

Studio and workshop culture is core to our courses and you will be encouraged to become part of the art and design community through time spent working in the studios, workshops and labs. Our specialist facilities include: • screen print facilities for fabric and paper • fabric dye lab • textile digital printers and presses for synthetic and natural fabrics • stitch room and hand-tuft facility for rug. You will also have access to a wide range of workshops that include printmaking, glass, ceramics, laser-cut and 3-D printing, wood, metals and plastics.

Alternative pathways • BA (Hons) Textiles and Surface Pattern with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BA (Hons) Textiles and Surface Pattern with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Live projects, design competitions and study trips contribute to a stimulating student experience. Multidisciplinary group work will provide crucial professional feedback on your designs, helping to build your experience and to enhance your confidence.

Explore

In your first year the focus is about orientation, skill, concept and creative thinking. You will be introduced to the different aspects of textile design, through a combination of traditional and new technology. ‘Design through process’ will be key. Workshop practice will allow you to explore textile/surface processes such as: dye, hand-screen print, digital print processes, CAD, rug tufting and creative stitch. You will be introduced to textile areas through projects incorporating design for wallpaper, furnishings, rug and carpet, print for fashion and innovative surfaces. You will create your own professional portfolio of work, as well as learn about professional use of social media platforms for promotional purposes.

Succeed

Preparing you for a dynamic creative career is our priority. There are a wide range of career opportunities in both art, textile/surface pattern design, as well as in relevant areas of business and education. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to run your own business and sell through retail or within other design, arts and crafts outlets.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential. Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W231. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/art or tel: 01902 322 898

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BDes (HONS) FURNITURE DESIGN Jaganpreet, Singh Shergill, The Umi Chair


Space to… Inspire

The professionally-focused BDes (Hons) Furniture Design course encourages you to develop your own ideas and innovative concepts for furniture, with manufacturing and craft central to the design process. You will acquire commercial understanding and awareness of current furniture design practice in aesthetics, design innovation, leading-edge technologies, industrial practice, human factors and sustainability.

Work

Our spacious design studios provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. Studio and workshop culture is core to our courses and you will be encouraged to become part of the art and design community through time spent working in the studios, workshops and labs. Our facilities include: • spacious and well-equipped studios and computer labs • extensive making facilities in wood, plastics, metalwork, textiles and glass for both large and small-scale work • traditional and extensive digital prototyping facilities.

Alternative pathways • BDes (Hons) Furniture Design with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BDes (Hons) Furniture Design with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Excellent links with furniture industry and national craft organisations; opportunities to enter prestigious national and international design competitions; real furniture design projects and commissions with industry partners contribute to a stimulating student experience.

Explore

Developing the skills, concepts and creative thinking needed in furniture design, you will discover the fundamental principles of good design including drawing techniques, practical workshop skills, prototyping, research skills, computer-aided design and visualisation skills using the latest industry standard design tools. The course will further develop your understanding and practical application. You may explore design, manufacturing, hand crafts, traditional furniture making skills or advanced CAD modelling applications in greater depth. You will be encouraged to develop transferable skills that will equip you to be flexible and adaptable, producing a professional digital portfolio of your work.

Succeed

You will be prepared for work as a furniture designer or freelance designer for national and international companies, with skills as a designer-maker, model-maker, staff designer, exhibition designer. Additionally you may prefer to pursue a career in marketing, design or teaching. We encourage entrepreneurial development and provide access to business start-up schemes, enabling you to establish yourselves as an artist, running your own business.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential. Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W260. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/art or tel: 01902 322 898

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BDes (HONS) INTERIOR DESIGN

Aisha Albertus, Social space within a graffiti gallery


Space to… Inspire

As an interior design student at Wolverhampton School of Art you will develop innovative ideas about space and function, learn visualisation and model-making skills that bring your ideas to life and develop an understanding of construction and technical specifications to present and pitch your design solutions to professional audiences.

Work

Studio and workshop culture is core to our courses and you will be encouraged to become part of the art and design community through time spent working in the studios, workshops and labs, which include extensive digital prototyping facilities for both large and small-scale 3D realisation. Our spacious studios – including your own studio space – provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. Engagement with the creative industries is integral to the course – live projects, design competitions and multidisciplinary group work will provide crucial professional feedback on your designs, helping to build your experience and to enhance your confidence. Exhibitions, visiting speakers, study trips and staff research projects contribute to a stimulating student experience.

Explore

You will be encouraged to explore, develop and build material and technical competencies towards developing your own rich, challenging and distinct visual language as an artist and designer. Our specialist design staff will teach fundamental skills, support experimental and speculative practice and ensure your work is underpinned by knowledge and awareness of contemporary contexts. Study visits will provide opportunities to see professional practice, engage with new ideas, materials, sites and scale, consider display and presentation strategies and explore other roles associated with art and design.

Succeed

Interior design is a respected, professional industry that makes a significant contribution to global economies. Career opportunities exist for talented interior design graduates, either as freelancers or within design and architectural practices. This established and successful course aims to familiarise you with the principles and practices of interior design and prepare you for professional employment in the field.

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BDes (Hons) Interior Design with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BDes (Hons) Interior Design with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W262. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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BDes (HONS) PRODUCT DESIGN

Tristan Guerrero, Amethyst therapeutic Light


Space to… Inspire

The BDes (Hons) Product Design offers you a highly creative environment in which to develop your design abilities, providing the foundation for your future career in the creative industries. This professionally-focused design course will support you in developing your own ideas and innovative concepts, and delivers a commercial understanding and awareness of current design practice in aesthetics, design innovation, leading-edge technologies, industrial practice, human factors and sustainability.

Work

Studio and workshop culture is core to our courses and you will be encouraged to become part of the art and design community through time spent working in the studios, workshops and labs, which include extensive digital prototyping facilities for both large and small-scale 3D realisation. Our spacious design studios provide you with the space to develop your practice to an ambitious and professional level. Live projects, design competitions and study trips contribute to a stimulating student experience. Multidisciplinary group work will provide crucial professional feedback on your designs, helping to build your experience and to enhance your confidence.

Explore

You will develop the fundamental principles of good design including drawing techniques, practical workshop skills, engineering, research skills, computer aided design and visualisation skills using the latest industry-standard tools. Practical opportunities will allow you to apply the principles you’ve learned and to develop understanding of your discipline. Selfdirected projects will allow you to explore the design process in depth. You will also be able to create your own professional digital portfolio of your work, enabling you to fulfil your potential and enter the workplace as a product designer.

Succeed

Product design is a respected, professional industry that makes a significant contribution to global economies. Career opportunities exist for talented design graduates, either as freelancers or within design practices and industrial companies. This established and successful course aims to familiarise you with the principles and practices of product design and prepare you for professional employment in the field.

Alternative pathways

Assessment

• BDes (Hons) Product Design with Foundation Year Successful completion of an art and design foundation year allows you to explore various disciplines and guarantees entry onto one of our School of Art degree programmes. • BDes (Hons) Product Design with Professional Practice Full-time: 4 years, Part-time: 5-8 years The professional placement (sandwich year) option, gives you the opportunity to gain vital hands-on experience and professional development in the workplace. • Part-time study: 5-6 years’ duration

Your progress will be supported throughout by our staff – particularly at formative assessment points – through project feedback sessions and personal tutorials.

Assessment is 100% through coursework allowing you to explore your creativity, develop your ideas and realise your potential.

Wolverhampton

School of Art Est.

1851

Contact Email: arts@wlv.ac.uk

/WLVArts

@WLV_Arts

UCAS code: W241. Full-time: 3 years. Part-time: 5-6 years. Location: City Campus Entry requirements: A levels at grades BBC, or BTEC grades DMM (or equivalent) or successful completion of a Foundation course in Art and Design. A portfolio review of appropriate visual work and a satisfactory reference are also required. Discover more: wlv.ac.uk/artspace or tel: 01902 322 898

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Wolverhampton School of Art courses  

The new portfolio of Wolverhampton School of Art courses for 2018.

Wolverhampton School of Art courses  

The new portfolio of Wolverhampton School of Art courses for 2018.