Fine Art is the study of the creation of visual art.
Below you will find information about the specific degree course offered by Oxford University to study Fine Art, how to prepare, and how Oxbridge Interviews can help you with your application.BOOK COURSE
Cambridge University do not offer a degree in Fine Art.
Oxford University's Fine Art course is three years long and run by the prestigious Ruskin School of Art.
The application process is highly competitive with only 11% of applications successful. To be offered a place, you generally need to get AAA or AAB at A Level (or equivalent) and it is recommended you study Art.
To prepare for your Fine Art application, you must demonstrate your motivation for the subject and specific interests. You can do this by reading beyond your school curriculum. Our interviewers recommend:
- 'What is Contemporary Art?' by Julieta Aranda et al.
- ‘Black Artists in British Art’ by Eddie Chambers
- 'The Mushroom at the End of the World' by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
Practice interviews for Fine Art applications are critical. You wouldn’t sit an exam without doing a mock, so don’t place yourself in an interview without having experienced a practice interview first.
Applicants to Fine Art at Oxford are usually required to sit the Fine Art Practical Test, however due to Covid-19 restrictions, applicants for the 2021 course will not be required to take this assessment. They will however be required to submit a digital portfolio of their work.Learn more about the Fine Art Practical