Bath Spa University
- Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St. Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN, United Kingdom
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Bath Spa University is a public university in Bath, England, with its main campus based at Newton Park on Duchy of Cornwall land. The University has other campuses in the city of Bath, and one at Corsham Court in Wiltshire.
The institution gained full university status in August 2005, and was previously known as Bath College of Higher Education, and later Bath Spa University College. It is the UK's sixth biggest provider of Teacher Education.
Bath Spa University is where creative minds meet. We teach and research across art, sciences, education, social science, and business. The University employs outstanding creative professionals who support its aim to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise.
Building on its reputation which dates back to 1852 when it first opened its doors as the original Bath School of Art, Bath Spa University has evolved into a strong community of learners where all students with differing interests are given the space and encouragement to be creative, innovative and enterprising problem solvers.
The University campus has a thriving and diverse community and their Students’ Union reflects this in the many societies, clubs and activities that it runs. They also organise annual trips to countries across Europe, so you can take a study break without spending a fortune.
This is a challenging Acting degree, taught by experienced and specialised staff, that reflects the considerable stamina and continued application required to become the actor that you want to be. Our excellent teaching reputation combines rigorous practical training with research and analytical skills.
BA Acting provides regular technical classes to develop your voice, singing, movement and comedy skills to a professional level. In classes and performance projects, you’ll explore the key processes and practitioners that inform contemporary approaches to acting.
In your second year, stage combat and on-camera acting and training classes help you develop work that is practical, skills-based and industry-aware. Underpinning this is an emphasis on the vital interaction between academic research and acting processes.
Digital Animation explores the changing face of a popular art form: bringing images to life.
You'll explore the fundamentals of animation practice within the latest technological advances and trends, and, over the three years, learn core skills that will aid you in becoming an employable graduate.
These fundamental skills will include drawing, image making crafts, computer graphics, stop-frame animation, coding, 3D modelling, 2D motion graphics and compositing.
You will test these skills through a variety of modern applications such as outdoor projection, virtual reality, augmented reality, film, TV, online video, computer games, the web and mobile apps.
The combination of these technical skills with research into the contexts, history and theory of animation and narrative practice will ensure both practical ability and critical literacy in our Digital Animation graduates.
Fashion is a dynamic and challenging discipline that is an expression of what people feel and think. It is about evolution and change through design, influenced by cultural, social, historical, economic and political change. To this end you’ll cover all aspects of the design process, from research and design development, drawing and illustration, colour and fabric development, historical and cultural studies, as well as the ability to translate ideas from 2D to 3D.
We foster active, experiential learning; encouraging you to become a critically engaged, independent thinker.
Fashion Photography at Bath Spa University gives you the space to explore, actively enquire, challenge and define the role of the photographic image in fashion. Alongside the development of your technical skills and understanding of visual language, you'll explore the critical and ethical challenges facing Fashion Photography in a contemporary and global context.
You'll have the opportunity to take part in numerous industry-focused projects to build your skills and experience of working professionally. Our emphasis on professional development exercises equip you with project management experience, knowledge of marketing and promotion, and advanced skills required in pitching for employment and commission.
The course is aimed at the development of studio practice in painting, drawing, sculpture, film, photography, performance and sound. The structure of the course leaves room for not knowing, experimentation, discovery, risk and innovation.
This course promotes curiosity, risk and innovation. It aims to develop your skills of analysis, self-criticism, reflection and communication - both verbally and visually - as well as the practical skills you need.
It is critical that you understand current and historical debates in art, and through a programme of Contextual Studies we encourage you to consider how theory and contextual knowledge is embedded in practice.
Delivered by specialists in the field, the Professional Practice module aims to equip you with the skills you need to build a successful future. Taught sessions support you to photograph work, build blogs/websites, write artist statements, fundraise, network, manage projects and curate exhibitions.