Portfolio information

BA (Hons) Fine Art (including Year Zero)

The School of Arts is ambitious, bold and has an essence of brilliance in shaping Derby as a hub of creativity. We’re intrigued by new ideas and concepts, encouraging our students to take risks, experiment with their ideas and processes and develop their creative voice.

Your portfolio is an exciting opportunity for you to demonstrate your skills, interests, and personality for the course you are applying for.

What should I submit for my portfolio?

How do I submit my portfolio?

Send us your portfolio via email at myportfolio@derby.ac.uk. We understand that some of your work will not be in a digital format, for any physical pieces of work please take a photograph of it and submit the photograph.

What if I haven't studied the subject before?

We recognise that some applicants may not have studied their subject before, which is why we are interested in seeing your potential. Submit whatever you think reflects you and your potential for the course you’re applying to.