College of Arts Undergraduate Courses

American Studies - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) American Studies at the University of Lincoln offers students a distinctive interdisciplinary degree drawing on expertise across the University of Lincoln in American history, literature, film, music, theatre, visual arts, foreign policy and politics.

Animation and Visual Effects - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Animation and Visual Effects degree offers an introduction to the innovative world of moving image, digital visualisation and contemporary narrative. The course aims to enable students to develop into creative animators and artists with the flexibility to practise their craft in a variety of media.

Architectural Science and Technology - BSc (Hons)

Our BSc (Hons) Architectural Science and Technology degree aims to meet the global challenges of population growth, rapid urbanisation and climate change, which requires skilled professionals to produce effective construction and sustainable design solutions that endure over time.

Architecture - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Architecture explores multiple approaches and design practices and aims to assist students in discovering their own voice as a designer. Much of the assessment is through project-based assignments, integrating theoretical, technical and design work. Students are supported in developing written papers, technical studies and design proposals in the studio environment.

Art History and History - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Art History and History offers students the opportunity to explore the rich artistic and architectural heritage of the past and the artistic practices of more recent times. You can learn how to interrogate visual and material evidence critically, and to construct arguments about societies and cultures, their values and identities through the analysis of art, architecture, material culture and other media. Students can work with texts, from medieval chronicles to modern archives and newspapers.

Arts Foundation Year

The Arts Foundation Year at Lincoln provides an alternative integrated entry route onto a wide range of degree-level programmes in the College of Arts, including Animation, Architecture, Graphic Design, Creative Advertising, Illustration, Interactive Design, Interior Architecture and Design, Design for Exhibition and Museums, Fashion, Fine Art, and Product Design.

Bachelor of Architecture with Honours - BArch (Hons)

The programme is validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) as providing exemption from the RIBA Part 1 examinations. It is also accredited by the Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia, the Board of Architects Malaysia.

Classical Studies - BA (Hons)

Classical Studies is an interdisciplinary degree programme, drawing on the variety and richness of research and teaching within the School of History and Heritage and the College of Arts more widely. Students have the opportunity to study the Greek and Roman world and its reception with experts in history and archaeology, the history of art and architecture, heritage and conservation, literary and cultural studies, and philosophy, English, and drama.

Communications and Public Relations - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Communications and Public Relations degree at Lincoln provides opportunities for students to learn a strategic approach to PR and benefit from an integrated multi-media approach to communications. The course draws on the disciplines of storytelling, crisis management, events and campaigning.

Conservation of Cultural Heritage - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Conservation of Cultural Heritage degree offers opportunities to gain extensive, hands-on experience working on a range of historic materials provided by museums, historic houses and private collections. Students can become familiar with different materials, time periods and collections, within their historical context.

Construction Science and Management - BSc (Hons)

Our BSc (Hons) Construction Science and Management programme is designed around the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Education Framework and the curriculum has been developed in collaboration with industry partners, reflecting the quality and relevance of our course content.

Creative Advertising - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Creative Advertising degree at Lincoln focuses on generating engaging and innovative communications. Shaped by collaborations with advertising agencies, this course aims to consider creative solutions for the challenges of global marketing. It explores the relationship between conceptual thinking, copywriting and design with the aim of helping students to develop an understanding of the integrated nature of effective advertising.

Creative Writing - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Creative Writing programme concentrates on the practice and theory of developing a portfolio of work across a diverse array of forms and styles. Throughout this course, there is a focus on employability with the degree aiming to prepare students for a professional writing or publishing career.

Dance - BA (Hons)

The practice-based curriculum on the BA (Hons) Dance degree at Lincoln reflects the vocational needs of professional dancers. Students will have the opportunity to engage with practical and theoretical methods to become stronger dancers and more dynamic dance makers. A variety of modules offers students the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills in preparation for their future career. Dance training at Lincoln focuses on contemporary techniques and works to develop and nurture creative practice.

Design for Exhibition and Museums - BA (Hons)

Design for Exhibition and Museums focuses on the design of engaging, narrative environments for commercial exhibitions, events and museums, and offers a bridging of artistic disciplines in a creative, spatial design programme.

Drama and English - BA (Hons)

In studying the BA (Hons) Drama and English degree at Lincoln, students will be encouraged to make connections between the subjects, explore key differences between them and also develop critical rigour while questioning conventional assumptions about literature, drama and the world.

Drama and Theatre - BA (Hons)

Our BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre degree puts the creativity of performance at centre stage and aims to prepare students for a range of careers in the theatre and media, both on and off stage.

English - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) English degree at the University of Lincoln explores a lively and varied collection of texts within their historical and theoretical contexts, from Medieval literature and the Renaissance to postcolonialism and postmodernism.

English and Creative Writing - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing degree at Lincoln combines the study of world literatures with the opportunity for students to write their own original work. Teaching is enhanced by workshops, readings and masterclasses with visiting authors.

English and History - BA (Hons)

Lincoln's English and History degree invites students to consider literature and the past from a variety of theoretical, historical and cultural perspectives.

English and Journalism - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) English and Journalism combines a study of English literature with a grounding in a vibrant newsroom environment.

Fashion - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Fashion is a highly creative degree that promotes innovation in all aspects of student work. The programme is aimed at creatively diverse students who wish to explore conceptual fashion, millinery and fashion for performance, without the limitations and constraints of a more commercially motivated fashion degree. The course is designed to equip graduates with a broad range of skills in fashion illustration, design, pattern cutting and bespoke manufacture, enabling them to pursue a career in both fashion and the wider creative industries.

Film and Television Studies - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies is a theoretically oriented critical studies degree enhanced by opportunities for creative and professional development. Practical work can enable students to deepen their understanding of the critical issues and key concepts of the discipline.

Film Production - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Film Production at Lincoln is taught by multi award-winning industry practitioners and research active academics, and is designed to enable students to learn and develop the necessary skills to become the next generation of innovative filmmakers.

Fine Art - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Fine Art at Lincoln is designed to provide the expertise and environment to nurture students’ creative development and expression. They can learn from practising artists and arts professionals, and be introduced to a range of professional and transferable skills.

Graphic Design - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree encourages students to become skilled visual communicators and provides the opportunity to work on project briefs that require practical skills and creative insight to find innovative solutions using a variety of media.

History - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) History degree at the University of Lincoln is distinctive in the breadth of topics that students can choose to study. These include British, European and American history, from the Roman Empire to the end of the 20th Century.

Illustration - BA (Hons)

Illustrations communicate messages in pictorial form. Illustration informs, illuminates, decorates and entertains across a range of media, stimulating imaginations by interpreting, portraying and enhancing the written word.

Interactive Design - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Interactive Design degree at Lincoln is home to the next generation of creative technologists and designers. This is
a broad-based design course providing opportunities to work on inspiring briefs to develop the innovative thinking, artistic creativity, flexibility and technical ability needed to succeed in the digital design industry.

Interior Architecture and Design - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design degree at Lincoln takes a multidisciplinary approach that positions the subject between the academically rigorous profession of architecture and the fast-paced world of contemporary visual culture and design.

Journalism - BA (Hons)

On the BA (Hons) Journalism degree students are encouraged to put journalistic theory into practice and have opportunities to produce news content to a professional standard while exploring the ethical and legal considerations of the industry.

Journalism and Creative Writing - BA (Hons)

Lincoln’s BA (Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing programme has been designed to enable students to combine writing short stories, screenplays and poetry with the professional writing required by journalists for magazines, newspapers and online publishers.

Journalism and Public Relations - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Journalism and Public Relations degree combines the craft of journalism - spotting a story, researching and writing - with the core skills of public relations such as choosing the angle, exercising good judgement and ensuring a story reaches the right audience.

Journalism Studies - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Journalism Studies at Lincoln aims to provide students with an informed understanding of the role of journalism in society, and the intellectual and practical skills required to succeed professionally as a journalist.

Magazine Journalism - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Magazine Journalism offers students the opportunity to explore the vibrant, challenging and diverse magazine industry, while producing practical work in digital and print.

Media Production - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Media Production at Lincoln offers students a comprehensive experience across the many platforms of today's creative industries. Students have the opportunity to find their creative voice and develop a powerful set of specialist skills, taught by experienced industry and research-active tutors.

Media Studies - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Media Studies offers students the opportunity to examine the transformative role of 21st Century media in today’s digital society, and to develop advanced critical and creative skills relevant to this new world.

Music - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Music course at Lincoln is a contemporary, industry-focused degree for musicians looking to develop their skills as performers, composers and collaborators within a flexible curriculum that encompasses classical, rock, pop and non-Western music.

Philosophy - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Philosophy degree at Lincoln offers students the opportunity to study one of the world's oldest disciplines. The course enables students to ask some of the most fundamental questions about the world around us and to develop their understanding of the place we occupy within it.

Photography - BA (Hons)

For aspiring photographers and moving image makers, Lincoln’s BA (Hons) Photography degree offers an artistic learning environment that values creative expression and embodiment of the visual form through discovery, engagement and extended practice within a contemporary context.

Product Design - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Product Design degree at the University of Lincoln has been developed with people’s needs at the fore, concentrating on the generation, delivery and communication of ideas that challenge conventional thinking and open up new markets.

Professional Writing - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Professional Writing is concerned with how writers create and communicate meaning in a 21st Century context, bringing their creativity to bear on practical solutions in a range of professional settings.

Sound and Music Production - BA (Hons)

At Lincoln, our students can benefit from strong industry links, accreditation and extensive practical experience to help prepare them for a career in the exciting and innovative fields of sound and music production.

Sports Journalism - BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Sports Journalism is a specialist degree offering students the opportunity to develop core journalistic skills in preparation for careers in the media working with local, national and international sport.

Technical Theatre and Stage Management - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Technical Theatre and Stage Management takes a forward-facing approach to technical theatre, promotes exploration of new practices and technologies, teaches the fundamentals of the industry, and balances vocational training with academic study.

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