Course Comparison

BA (Hons) Art History FdA Fine Art
Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons) Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
3 years 2 years
Assessment breakdown
100% coursework -
Course type
Full-time Full-time
(+ optional placement) -
Plymouth PETROC
School of Society and Culture PETROC
Entry requirements

A level
Typical offer will be 104 points, minimum of 2 A levels, General Studies accepted.

International baccalaureate
26-28 points.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All access courses
Pass a named Access to Higher Education Diploma with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction.

T level
Merit in any subject.

Mathematics and English language grade C/4. If you do meet this criteria please seek further advice with the admission team on

Equivalent qualifications and ability may be considered.

English language requirements

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.