The school is a vibrant community of extremely talented staff and students, who collaborate to craft some incredibly creative work. The Gulbenkian Centre is home to two main performance spaces, workshops and design studios and our newly-refurbished Middleton Hall offers high-quality spaces for rehearsal and public performances at the University. Our excellent facilities include state-of-the-art recording studios, the world-class Middleton Hall concert venue and media labs. We’re also one of the few universities in the UK to have a fully working, professionally licensed theatre, The Gulbenkian Centre. The school is treasured for its nurturing and inclusive atmosphere, by all those who attend classes in one of its’ three bustling studios.
Many leading industry practitioners studied here and the school’s academics are all experts in their fields. We offer courses in drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics – all taught in a friendly atmosphere by professional art tutors in the delightful village of Sunningwell near Abingdon in Oxfordshire. From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.
Music graduate and current PhD student James Rushworth has secured a long-term role with cutting-edge dance music distribution company Label Worx following a successful internship. This invaluable industry experience has helped James to release his own original music. From classical and popular performance facilities to cutting-edge recording studios our music facilities cater for a breadth of musical interests.
The Design Museum celebrates the work of Bethany Williams and her studio’s new way of working for the fashion industry in this free display. We are 1 university, made up of 6 Colleges and 19,000+ students from everywhere. Our Foundation Years offer you an additional year of study to ensure successful progression to your chosen degree.
Arts students at Oxford Brookes are well placed to pursue a variety of careers in the creative industries. The School of Arts at Oxford Brookes brings together filmmakers, fine artists, graphic designers, musicians, photographers, journalists, publishers and beyond to form an inspiring, dynamic community of creatives. We work with our students to nurture their creative, professional and academic talents, and provide them with the opportunity to both broaden their horizons and specialise in areas of interest to them. Our School of Arts is the creative hub of the University of Roehampton. It offers a diverse range of courses in the areas of computing, dance, drama, film, journalism, linguistics and media – taught by academics at the cutting-edge of their subjects. Business, accounting, law, sports, health, social care, events, hospitality and performing arts.
- We also encourage student-led research initiatives, such as the Contemporary Art Research Unit and the Live Art and Performance Group , where students are supported in developing their own work.
- The school is treasured for its nurturing and inclusive atmosphere, by all those who attend classes in one of its’ three bustling studios.
- We offer courses in drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics – all taught in a friendly atmosphere by professional art tutors in the delightful village of Sunningwell near Abingdon in Oxfordshire.
- Our staff undertake world-class research across all our academic departments.
We are a creative community, practising cross-curricular working whilst keeping the integrity of each discipline. As a student, you will have be supported not just by those that teach you, but also by the wide range of staff who will be with you throughout your studies. As an academic community, we value individuals and encourage friendliness and generosity. We are ambitious for our achievements and their impact upon individuals’ lives and career prospects.
Sunningwell School of Art has an active participation programme, sharing its’ expertise with people who would not otherwise have access to its’ services and facilities. Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here. Our students and staff have access to the vast range of resources and opportunities that being part of Birmingham City University offers, from Student Union societies and clubs, to careers fairs and employability workshops.
Research In The School Of Arts
During your time studying in the School of Arts, you’ll not only have the academic grounding to thrive as a graduate, but you’ll also learn about yourself as a creative. At Roehampton, we are focused on creating new knowledge and ideas that help us to understand our world and make it a better place. We are ranked the most research-intensive modern university in the UK. Our staff undertake world-class research across all our academic departments. This means that if you join us as a student, you will benefit from being taught by leading thinkers from your first year of study. The School of Arts provides a vibrant environment for staff and students to develop their research and is committed to building research excellence by nurturing existing and emerging strengths.
Whether you’re a computer scientist in the making, a budding journalist or have a passion for performance, our teaching facilities and learning resources can springboard you to success during your time at Roehampton. While your studies are a top priority, you will still want to make the most of everything else student life offers. This might be part of an assessed module or just something you would like to do for fun. Collaborations with students across different subjects is a good way to make more friends. The School Of Arts are proud to run university wide initiatives such as The Documentary Club and the University Orchestra and Choir as well as many societies. The School of The Arts is a vibrant hub for learning, teaching, research and the creation of artistic outputs – with an exciting range of performance and production opportunities for students, staff and high-profile visiting artists.
We offer eight halls of residence options, ranging from on-campus to inner-city living. You can take a virtual tour of each accommodation option to find the one for you. Get to know the facilities at our Birmingham School of Art’s Margaret Street campus. From industry-standard machinery in metal, wood and print, to our studio spaces and media suite, everything you need will be at your fingertips from day one. Develop your own creative ideas and study alongside respected academics, researchers and practitioners in the creative arts. Hull Drama students enjoy unprecedented access to theatre-making facilities.