Why study with us?
Here are our top reasons to choose Birmingham School of Art.
Utilise our spaces
From day one you will have access to print, wood, metal, ceramics and glass workshops and industry-standard software, alongside assistance from our experienced technicians.
Steeped in history
Grade-I listed building
A superb combination of Venetian Gothic architecture and modern workshops, learning and social areas, a specialist arts library, and public exhibition space.
Benefit from our excellent links
We have links to a range of national and international institutions including Tate Liverpool, Ikon Gallery, and the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Gain industry exposure
First hand work experience for your CV
You’ll have the chance to gain industry experience through live projects, guest lectures and work placement opportunities.
International Project Space
Internal and external exhibitions
The IPS will offer you the opportunity to exhibit your work to external audiences. Select national and international artists will also be showcasing their work.
Understanding art on a global scale
Overseas trip opportunities in many of our courses and links with key European institutions as part of the Erasmus scheme.
Get £150 free credit
Get £150 free credit for books and learning materials
To welcome all new undergraduate degree students starting in 2018 or 2019, we’re giving away at least £150 work of credit to spend in a host of ways.
Top Tips for Putting Together an Art Portfolio
If you’re applying to one of our undergraduate art courses you will be asked to create a portfolio as part of your application.
Take a look at School of Art Lecturer Stuart’s top tips for putting a physical portfolio together.