College of Arts Undergraduate Courses

Animation and Visual Effects - BA (Hons)

Animation and Visual Effects at Lincoln offers an introduction to the innovative world of animation and visual effects through moving image, digital visualisation, and contemporary narrative.

Architectural Science and Technology - BSc (Hons)

To meet the global challenges of population growth, rapid urbanisation, and climate change, skilled professionals must 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, learn how to interrogate visual and material evidence critically, and construct arguments about societies and cultures, their values, and identities. Students can investigate art; architecture; material culture; and texts, from medieval chronicles to modern archives and newspapers.

Arts Foundation Year - FYC

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 historic city of Lincoln has roots in Roman Britain, providing an inspiring context in which to explore architecture and learn about heritage and archaeology in relation to contemporary architectural design.

Classical Studies - BA (Hons)

Classical Studies at Lincoln offers the opportunity to explore and examine the history, culture, and language of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds to discover how they have influenced and shaped the society in which we live today.

Communications and Public Relations - BA (Hons)

Storytelling, crisis management, events, and campaigning form the core of public relations, and our modern approach to communications aims to help students navigate this fast-paced world with confidence.

Conservation of Cultural Heritage - BA (Hons)

Conservators play a key role in the protection and care of cultural heritage, preserving artworks, architecture, archaeology, and museum collections for future generations to enjoy.

Conservation Studies - Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies is an intensive one-year conversion course which aims to enable graduates from a non-conservation background to advance their knowledge and skills.

Construction Science and Management - BSc (Hons)

Globally we are facing unprecedented challenges in our built environment from changes in climate, technology, urbanisation, and population. This degree aims to produce professionals with the creativity and skills needed to identify and deliver solutions.

Creative Advertising - BA (Hons)

In increasingly competitive global markets, it is the brands with creative, engaging, and innovative advertising that stand out from the crowd.

Creative Writing - BA (Hons)

Live the Writing Life at the University of Lincoln. If you love to read and write and want to explore the boundaries of your own creativity, Creative Writing at Lincoln can provide you with a new appreciation of literature.

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 Event, Exhibition and Performance - BA (Hons)

Design for Event, Exhibition and Performance specialises in ‘storytelling spaces’, whether for a brand, a collection, or an idea.

Drama and English - BA (Hons)

Combine your passion for theatre, performance and literature with the BA (Hons) Drama and English degree at the University of Lincoln.

Drama and Theatre - BA (Hons)

Our Drama and Theatre degree gives you the opportunity to create, perform, and examine innovative theatre and performance.

English - BA (Hons)

Explore a lively and varied collection of texts, from medieval literature and the Renaissance through to postcolonialism and postmodernism, with an English degree at Lincoln.

English and Creative Writing - BA (Hons)

Study world literature, explore your talents, and build a solid technical foundation as a writer with this joint honours degree.

English and History - BA (Hons)

The study of the closely related fields of English and History encourages students to analyse a range of literary approaches while exploring questions about the past, enabling you to better understand and interpret the world around you.

English and Journalism - BA (Hons)

Combine study of English literature with a thorough grounding in a vibrant newsroom environment with a degree in English and Journalism at Lincoln.

Fashion - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Fashion is a 'classically constructed' degree that focuses on the essential partnership between innovative design and technical excellence.

Film and Television Studies - BA (Hons)

Film and television inform, entertain, reflect, and also shape society, and this course examines the power behind these key mediums.

Film Production - BA (Hons)

Explore the fundamentals of film-making from narrative right through to post-production, with a degree designed to develop the next generation of innovative filmmakers.

Fine Art - BA (Hons)

Fine Art focuses on the artist as a socially responsive, publicly-aware practitioner, operating within physical, intellectual, and digital networks and referencing local, national, and global artistic platforms.

Graphic Design - BA (Hons)

Graphic Design at Lincoln encourages students to become skilled visual communicators, providing the opportunity to work on projects that require practical skills and creative insight to find innovative solutions.

History - BA (Hons)

History may be concerned with questions about the past, but the knowledge it reveals is relevant to how we think about ourselves and our place within society today.

Illustration - BA (Hons)

Illustration continues to evolve, led by practitioners who aren't afraid to take creative risks. As such, students will be encouraged to be inquisitive, embrace mistakes, and challenge what Illustration can be.

Interior Architecture and Design - BA (Hons)

Interior architects shape the spaces in which we live our lives, combining aesthetics with philosophy and function.

Journalism - BA (Hons)

This industry-accredited course is designed to prepare aspiring journalists to produce news content to a print or broadcast standard, putting journalistic theory into practice in the researching and crafting of stories.

Journalism and Creative Writing - BA (Hons)

Combine a love of creative writing with the practical skills of being a journalist in this joint honours degree at Lincoln.

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)

Journalism Studies goes beyond uncovering and crafting a good story; it explores the rich history of the profession and the important role it plays in our society.

Magazine Journalism - BA (Hons)

From lifestyle titles to academic journals, there are a wealth of magazines catering for a range of tastes in both print and digital formats, providing various career opportunities for aspiring writers.

Media Production - BA (Hons)

Media Production at Lincoln is focused on the creative foundations and technical skills needed to thrive as a professional in a rapidly changing media landscape.

Media Studies - BA (Hons)

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

Modern History - BA (Hons)

Modern History at Lincoln specialises in history from 1800 to the present day. This close focus offers the opportunity to better understand and navigate an increasingly socially, culturally, and politically complex world.

Music - BA (Hons)

Music 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.

Musical Theatre - BA (Hons)

From London’s West End to more experimental Fringe performances, musical theatre spans the arts, inspiring and entertaining audiences around the world.

Philosophy - BA (Hons)

Philosophers search for knowledge and truth, exploring the fundamental nature of reality and some of the most important questions about the world around us such as what is the self? What is a just society? Is free will an illusion? And, does God exist?

Photography - BA (Hons)

For aspiring photographers, Lincoln’s 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)

With links to the design industry, collaboration with agencies, placement opportunities, and support to launch business start-ups, this course aims to develop the product designers of the future.

Sound and Music Production - BA (Hons)

Strong industry links and opportunities to gain extensive practical experience are core features of this course in the exciting and creative fields of sound and music production.

Sports Journalism - BA (Hons)

This specialist course offers students the opportunity to develop core journalistic skills in preparation for careers in the media, working within local, national, and international sport. The course is accredited by the NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists).

Technical Theatre and Stage Management - BA (Hons)

BA (Hons) Technical Theatre and Stage Management is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the live arts, entertainment, and events industry. The programme focuses on developing theatre professionals with a theoretical and vocational understanding of theatre industry roles and responsibilities, including academic knowledge and practical experience of the following subjects: stage management; stage lighting; live audio; design for the stage; health and safety; and the technical standards for places of entertainment.

The Technical Theatre and Stage Management programme 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.

This degree has been designed to develop industry techniques and to nurture the next generation of highly competent industry professionals, with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience working in a number of professional theatre settings.

Students have regular access to the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, a well-equipped, multi-functional venue with a professional theatre and multiple studio spaces. The theatre presents a varied programme of live performance and events throughout the year. Please see for more information.

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