Creative Arts

Undergraduate study

Fine Art

Fine Art at Loughborough emphasizes the relationship between theory and practice, or thinking through making, bringing together exceptional facilities and expertise to support practices ranging from drawing, painting, printmaking and ceramics, to temporal performance, moving image, photography and digital media.

With a particular focus on the connections between art, culture and politics in relation to the public sphere, including art history and visual culture, sustainability, environmental aesthetics and identity in a global world, a degree in Fine Art provides students with a wide array of transferable skills and employment opportunities. Besides providing graduates with the confidence, experience and skills needed to become professional practitioners, it also enables a broader engagement with the fast-growing sector of creative and cultural industries.

Why choose us

  • Consistently World renowned 

    28th in the world for Art and Design
    (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019)

    Top 40 in the world for Art and Design for the last five years
    (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

  • Committed to Academic excellence 

    4th in the UK for Art and Design
    (Complete University Guide 2020)

    Top 5 in the UK for Art and Design for the last five years 
    (Complete University Guide 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

    4th in the UK for Art and Design
    (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)

    Top 5 in the UK for Art and Design for the last five years
    (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

  • Excellent employability 

    95% of recent graduates found work or study within 6 months 
    (DLHE 2017, full-time UK first-degree students available for work or study)

  • Placement Year Option 

    Open to all students with support from a dediated Placement Officer

  • Fantastic Facilities 

    Our students have access to our 6 Creative Hubs, enabling them to develp new skills and explore exciting possibilities

  • Research that Matters 

    Fine Art at Loughborough provides a world-leading vibrant research environment for contemporary art. Academic research is channeled back into the curriculum providing first-hand, outward-facing knowledge of the challenges that await graduating students.