An Advanced Learning Loan is available for this course for learners who are either aged 24 or over or aged 19 to 23 and already hold a full level 3 qualification. Contact the Enquiries Team on 01709 722777 for more information and clarification of eligibility.
This intensive one-year Foundation programme provides you with a valuable
introduction to a wide range of creative disciplines, allowing you to experiment
before specialising in your chosen area.
By choosing this qualification
you will perfect your skills and build a portfolio of artwork to support your
application to a degree-level qualification. With a focus on innovation and
creativity, this course bridges the gap between study at Level 3 and degree,
enabling you to progress onto a range of prestigious, highly-competitive degree
This course is designed to improve your opportunities when
applying for university courses and is a stepping stone to a degree course.
On completion you will gain the following UCAS Tariff points: 80 for a
Pass, 96 for a Merit and 120 for a Distinction.
- Art and Design Research Methods
- Art and Design Ideas and Development
- Art and Design Materials and Methods
- Art and Design Evaluation and Reflection
- Integrated Art and Design Research
- Preparation for Progression in Art and Design
- Project Proposal and Realisation in Art and Design
Why study with us?
The course is lively, stimulating and enriched with a series of studio
projects, lectures, talks from industry professionals and gallery visits, all of
which encourage creative production and self-reliant learning.
smaller study groups with training from industry professionals in industry
settings. Our connections will allow you to gain the latest skills and knowledge
needed to be successful in the art and design industry.
A combination of the following qualifications to meet the required UCAS
- A-Level at grade C or above in Art or two AS Levels at grade C or above to
- Successful completion of BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design
- Successful completion of a GNVQ Level 3
How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next
Step button at the top of this page.
For more information support
with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling
Upon successful completion of this course you could go into employment as a Fine Artist, Animator, Graphic Designer, Textiles Designer, Architect, Interior Designer or Product Designer.
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