This is a well established and long standing programme. It is ideally suited to aspiring artists and designers seeking to expand and develop the creative and personal skills necessary to secure places to study at degree level. The course is a broad and exciting Art & Design programme. As a Foundation student you will be involved in producing 2D, 3D works including but not limited to: drawing, textiles, printmaking, sculpture and experimental methodologies. You will receive a thorough preparation to enable you to make informed decisions about the area in which you might wish to specialise on degree or other higher level courses. You will be expected to produce contemporary and interesting works as supported by academic engagement and self-reliance. There are three formal assessment points. Foundation students are also supported by in-depth tutorials, group and peer activities, workshops, external visits, lectures and seminars forming a comprehensive programme of guidance to ensure your success in applying for Higher Education.
UAL Level 3/4 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
This course leads to...
Higher Education programmes within the Art & Design disciplines, HNC/HND programmes. It may also lead to areas of employment which ask for art expertise and experience. All Foundation Diploma students are guaranteed interviews on The City of Liverpool College HNC/HND Fashion or HNC/HND Photography programmes.
A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, which must include English Language, Maths, plus 2 A levels or equivalent Level 3 programmes.
Applicants with an exceptional portfolio of art work at 19+ will be considered individually. All applicants will be given an impartial, diagnostic interview and will be required to present a portfolio of work for the interview.
Why study with us?
The programme has a reputation for placing students on some highly recognised degree programmes such as Leeds College of Art, Goldsmiths, London College of Communication, Wimbledon Central St Martins, London College of Fashion, Northumbria, Nottingham Trent and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Our students progress to employment within the Creative industries for example, Alexander McQueen, Apple, and freelance Graphic Designers.Apply Now »
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