Creative Arts

Undergraduate study

Fine Art

Fine Art at Loughborough offers a vibrant, creative and critical environment that explores the possibilities of contemporary fine art practice and theory. Through the medium of drawing, painting, sculpture and print, to photography, video & sound, digital media and interdisciplinary activities students will develop an exciting and diverse body of work.

A Fine Art degree references art history and visual culture, develops new critical connections between culture, society, politics and the environment, and provides students with professional, practical, intellectual, transferable skills and employment opportunities. This studio based course provides graduates with the confidence, experience and skills needed to become professional practitioners, pursue further postgraduate qualifications, and it also enables a broader engagement with the fast-growing sector of creative and cultural industries.

Why choose us

  • Consistently World renowned 

    31st in the world for Art and Design
    (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)

    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 

    2nd in the UK for Art and Design
    (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)

    3rd in the UK for Art and Design
    (Complete University Guide 2021)

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

  • 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.