The University of Wolverhampton - Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences at the University of Wolverhampton delivers courses across the Creative Arts, Performing Arts, Business, Law, History and Politics, and Humanities. These are based in the first purpose-built art school in the Country (George Wallis Building, Wolverhampton) and the Performance Hub, Walsall Campus. 

  • Fine Art students (and those on some other studio-based courses) are allocated their own studio space. No competing for space with other students; no packing and unpacking each day.
  • Music, dance and drama courses are based at the purpose-built Performance Hub at Walsall Campus; featuring state-of-the-art dance and drama studios, recording studios, rehearsal rooms and a theatre.
  • Excellent workshop facilities for Glass, Ceramics, Sculpture and printmaking
  • Newly refurbished foyer in the Wolverhampton School of Art Building

A leading centre for research in: 

Dance Science and Performance

  • The Impact of Art and Design on Society
  • Sustainable Fashion
  • Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies
  • Creativity, History and Identity in Performance

 Great NSS successes

Courses with 95%+ student satisfaction or employment include:

  • Creative Writing
  • Photography
  • Musical Theatre
  • Dance

 Student successes

  • Prize winners in British Institute of Interior Design Student Challenge

If that isn't enough:

  • Strong graduate employment record
  • Hosting the Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition 'British Art Show' in 2021
  • Wolverhampton School of Art is housed in the first purpose-built art school in the UK - celebrating the 50th anniversary of it's opening in 2020
  • Supports Wolverhampton Literature Festival
  • Stages annual 'Artsfest'
  • Regular high-profile visiting speakers e.g. artists Gilbert and George
  • Wolverhampton is very accessible by train and offers a very low student cost of living