Fine Art

Lews Castle College UHI


North Uist Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


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 imaging, photography, drawing, spatial studies and printmaking. You will also have support from academics who will help you to write about your own work and that of other artists, whilst also establishing an awareness of industry and sector professionalism.

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 including English, or a recognised Access course. You must submit a portfolio of recent work and attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Once you have successfully completed your BA (Hons) Fine Art course, you might like to consider careers as a practising artist or teacher. Or you could move on to a relevant postgraduate course.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Creative Industries

SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display