Fine Art

UHI Shetland


Lerwick Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


If you want to study art/contemporary art and want to develop your creative skills in a vibrant and challenging environment, then the BA (Hons) Fine Art degree is for you.

You’ll be taught by a highly experienced team of visual practitioners who will support you to explore and experiment with a range of fine art media, such as painting, digital media, photography, mixed media drawing, spatial studies, sculpture and printmaking. You will also have support from academics who will help you to navigate the theoretical landscape.

With access to your own studio space and specialist equipment, you can be confident that you will have all the necessary resources at hand. In addition, small class sizes mean that you will always have regular contact with staff and can tap in to their professional knowledge and expertise so that you can develop to your full potential.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at grade C or above including English; or a recognised Access or Foundation course. You must submit a portfolio of recent work and attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Careers as a practising artist or teacher.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Creative Industries

SCQF Level