How to apply


Undergraduate art and design degrees

Student work art and design

BA Fine Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art (Extension Degree) and BA (Hons) Fine Art & History of Art

As part of our selection process you're required to submit an electronic portfolio. We'll review these portfolios and then inform you if you've been selected for interview. The upload deadline is usually in mid-February. 

After you submit your UCAS application, you'll be contacted by email with details of how to upload your portfolio. The portfolio will contain up to 12 items representing a variety of your art/design work and approaches. These will need to be .jpg image files, .mov video files or .mp3 audio files. You'll also be asked to upload an essay from either your Foundation course (or equivalent) or from an A-level (or equivalent).

We'll inform you if you have been selected for interview by late February.

If you're a non-EU applicant and not residing in the UK
You'll be interviewed by telephone outside of these specific dates. You'll be contacted separately by our international team regarding an interview date, but must still upload your portfolio electronically as explained in the email you'll be sent.

BA Design

You may be asked to upload an electronic portfolio if you're an international or EU student who is unable to attend an interview in person. We'll send you details of how to submit when we reply to your application.

For more information please see our advice for creating a portfolio.