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Our courses


Our BA Fine Art degrees ensure you gain the knowledge and skills you need to make an effective contribution to the art world. 

We also offer joint courses, which allow you to study two subjects in detail and gain a full qualification in each. 

Why study with us?


As well as producing world-famous artists, Turner Prize nominees and representatives for Britain at the Venice Biennale, we equip students to be highly employable in a wide range of fields.

You’ll have opportunities to develop your creative vision and gain a range of practical skills.

Watch what some of our students have to say about their experiences.

How you'll study

Students attending a blindfolded clay workshop
A combination of theoretical lectures, studio practice, workshops and projects encourage exploration and development.

Study abroad

Enrich your studies by taking part in our optional Study Abroad programme, available in the autumn term of your second or third year.

Degree show

Artwork for the 2020 end of year degree show

The annual Degree Show celebrates the achievements and talents of our final-year students.

Vervina's story

BA Fine Art student, Vervina Henry
"My time at Reading has helped to develop me into an artist that is confident to explore other media: film, photography, performance and to combine them all, layer them together and see what the results are." 
Vervina Henry, BA Fine Art graduate 

Portfolio advice


Find out about portfolio requirements, tips on putting together your ideas and interview day information, including information for overseas students.