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Level 3/4 Foundation Studies in Art & Design

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Course CodeB0012
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameHinckley Campus
AreaCreative Design
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThe Foundation course is a pre-degree course for individuals who are interested in creative subjects including: Fine Art, Graphic and 2D Design, Photography, Fashion and Textiles along with other creative subjects. The course is a one year route to gain entry to a creative degree or employment within the creative industries.
Study OutlineOn this course you are able to try out a wide range of creative subjects to allow you to decide what subject you would like to specialise in during the later part of the year. You will be able to explore subjects including: Fine Art, Drawing Development, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Digital Media, Filmmaking, Animation, Fashion and Textiles. After exploring a range of creative approaches you are then able to specialise to allow you to produce a portfolio of Art & Design work.
Entry RequirementsStudents will usually be 18 or over and will be interviewed to assess suitability for the course, students should bring examples of their own creative work along to interview. Mature learners will be considered through discussion at interview.
EquipmentA range of art equipment is available to purchase at the shop located at the Hinckley Campus at cost price.
AttendanceFull-time, normally 3 days a week.
AssessmentAssessment is carried out throughout the year based on units and a final self-initiated project at the end of the course.
ProgressionThe Foundation course is a recognised route of entry to Higher Education (degree courses). The Foundation course can allow for entry to creative careers within your chosen specialist area (Photography, Graphic Design and Fine Art careers).
QualificationDiploma in Foundation Studies Art & Design.
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Level3 or 4
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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