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Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

University of the Arts London
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Webinars
7/27/2022
English
Start dates
London
05 September 2022

London
09 January 2023

London
17 April 2023
University of the Arts London

About this program

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

The Foundation Diploma has its own dedicated site on Wilson Road, Camberwell. The year is about creative exploration. You’ll learn which art, design or communication specialism is right for you.

Admission requirements

English Language Requirements

All classes are conducted in English. If English isn't your first language you must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:

  • IELTS level 5.0 or above, with at least 4.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are:

  • Portfolio of work
  • Personal statement
  • 1 A Level or equivalent
  • Or equivalent Level 3/EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Certificates - 2 at Higher Level’ and 1 at Standard Level’ - all grade 4 or above
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)

Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work and personal statement.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Part 1: Diagnostic Investigation into Creative Practice

You will have an introduction to a wide range of creative practices. This will give you the chance to try different disciplines. This part of the course is about exploration and experimentation.

Part 2: Developing Specialist Practice

In part 2 of the course you will reflect on the knowledge and skills you have developed in part 1. Through a range of activities you will start to think about your own creative ambition. You will consider your own work in relation to your chosen specialist practice.

Part 3: Consolidating Practice

This part of the course gives you the opportunity to take control of your own learning. You will come up with an idea for a project proposal. You will research, write and evaluate your proposal. From this you will produce a body of work for your final assessment. This work will also become part of the college's end of year exhibition.

Pathway and specialist option information:

  • Art
  • Drawing and Conceptual Practice
  • Painting
  • Photography and Time Based Media
  • Sculpture
  • Communication
  • Animation and Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Design
  • Design for Theatre, Screen and Performance
  • Textile Craft
  • 3D, Product and Spatial Design

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

  • The full tuition fee of 2022/23 for local students is £5,280 per year.
  • The full tuition fee of 2022/23 for International students is £18,850 per year.

Continuing studies

This mode is best if you are very confident in your future direction. It allows you to apply direct to one of the pathways.

The specialist mode pathways to choose from are:

  • Art
  • Communication
  • Design

You will gain an introduction to the specialist options within your chosen pathway.

Art:

  • Drawing and Conceptual Practice
  • Painting
  • Photography and Time-Based Media
  • Sculpture

Communication:

  • Animation and Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration

Design:

  • Design for Theatre, Screen and Performance
  • Textile Craft
  • 3D, Product and Spatial Design

Please be aware:

We may offer you a place on the course, but in a different mode to the one on your application form.

The Foundation Diploma at Camberwell does not have a Fashion pathway. You should apply to the Foundation Diploma at Central Saint Martins for this pathway.

Career paths

Throughout the diploma, students have a personal tutor who ensures they receive the appropriate guidance to prepare them for Higher Education. This involves preparing an application and developing a portfolio of subject specific work.

Foundation Diploma students will be encouraged to progress to undergraduate study within the University of the Arts London. Our foundation and undergraduate academic staff will be on hand to support and guide students through the application process.

Our diploma graduates typically go on to take up their first choice degree at undergraduate level, with a high number continuing their studies within the University. Our students can also progress to courses throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.

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University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings®, for the fourth year in a row. It has an international reputation in art, design, communication,...


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Why study at University of the Arts London

With multiple sites across London, UAL offers endless opportunities to draw inspiration from this global creative hub.

  • UAL has a track record for launching and furthering careers across the creative industries and beyond.
  • Graduates are frequently shortlisted for national and global awards ranging from the Turner Prize to the Oscars.
  • UAL is home to more than 2,400 postgraduate students.
  • The university offers a wide range of theoretical and practice-based research programmes leading to a PhD or MPhil.
  • UAL is ranked among the UK’s top research universities, with 83% of research conducted by UAL students and staff graded as world-leading.
  • UAL has a diverse student community, with students drawn from over 130 countries across the globe.
  • Students are encouraged to draw inspiration from London’s world-famous art galleries, museums and theatres.
  • UAL’s dedicated support service offers useful advice for international students including guidance on funding, visa applications and accommodation.

Contact info

University of the Arts London

272 High Holborn
WC1V 7EY London
United Kingdom

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www.arts.ac.uk

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