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Foundation diploma in art and design
Foundation diploma in art and design

Foundation diploma in art and design

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  • Level:Foudation/ Pre-course
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

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.

English Requirement

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 (please check our English language requirements)

IELTS Academic Test for UKVI is approved by the UK government for your UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) application. No other test can be accepted. It is accepted as proof of your English language ability.

Other Requirement

APEL - Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning

Applicants who do not meet these course entry requirements may still be considered in exceptional cases. The course team will consider each application that demonstrates additional strengths and alternative evidence. This might, for example, be demonstrated by:

  • Related academic or work experience

  • The quality of the personal statement

  • A strong academic or other professional reference

  • A combination of these factors.

Each application will be considered on its own merit but cannot guarantee an offer in each case.

Course Information

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.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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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