The faculty of art and design Bath SPA University is known worldwide for impeccable quality and high demand of its graduates in the labour market. Students of the faculty are specialized internships, participate in drafting projects and business plans, as well as attend meetings with famous figures of the world of art and design.
The faculty was founded in 1852 and originally known as the Bath School of art. In 1946 the school was renamed the Bath Academy of art, and in that time it taught and lectured illustrious luminaries of the art world: Gillian Ayres, Jim Dine, Terry Frost, Howard Hodgkin and Michael Craig-Martin. As a result, the Academy became recognized in the country and abroad higher education institution for training of professionals in the field of art.
Today the faculty of art and design carefully keeps the traditions of education, founded more than half a century ago, and provides the highest standards of training students. The faculty will arrange for British and foreign students in regular study trips to visit international exhibitions, design shows, and profile studios in new York, Tokyo, Paris, Eindhoven.
Special attention is paid to the development of close ties with the creative industries – this allows students to undertake relevant internships and participate in the development of viable projects and business plans. The faculty organizes meetings with famous figures of the world of art and design. Key partners of the faculty are the Holburne Museum, the Fashion Museum, Hauser and Wirth, Illuminate, Gane Trust.
Faculty graduates are in high demand on faculty to find talent is regularly contacted by representatives of the largest companies in the creative industries. Very popular among potential employers are exhibitions of works of students of the faculty, where you can rate the professional level of the applicant. The faculty also encourages students to take small orders to freelancing, which can be found on a special Bulletin Board. This allows students to partially offset the costs of training and to obtain first real experience on the profile.
The faculty of art and design located in Bath is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK, has a world historical heritage. All the main buildings of the faculty, studios, halls for seminars and workshops, lecture theater, specialized library are on the top of Sion hill, offering stunning views of the city.