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University of Westminster, London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Westminster

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University of Westminster, London has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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Our degree courses with Foundation year offer the opportunity to prepare you for advanced study before you progress onto a full honours degree at the University of Westminster. Whether you do not feel ready for degree-level study, don’t have the right qualifications, want to change your subject specialism or return to study after an absence from education, we aim to encourage a broad range of students to undertake our Foundation year in order to progress onto their full honours degree with us. The Foundation year is designed to give you the opportunity to explore new ideas, opening up new perspectives on the key debates within your chosen field. During the foundation year you will explore a range of creative disciplines and get a chance to develop in your chosen field, benefiting from workshops in our high end facilities and working with leading academics who will encourage you to become a confident and creative thinker. Core modules accelerate your academic and professional development and you will also You will also take modules within your chosen field, giving you the chance to develop a cross-disciplinary perspective on your course. On successful completion of the Foundation year, you will be able to move on to study for the Illustration and Visual Communication BA Honours degree which, over a further three years study, will give you the opportunity to develop your practice in an interdisciplinary way, independently, or in collaboration with others. This flexible and broad-based course offers highly creative, informed and industry-focused practice and research in visual communication, converging traditional approaches in drawing, printmaking and illustration with contemporary digital technologies and moving image for published and digital distribution.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW618
Institution code W50
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points A short portfolio may be required
A level DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma 48 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points English grade 4 HL
GCSE/National 4/National 5 English Language minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017)

We also welcome applications from students who are taking a combinations of qualifications listed above. For further information, please contact Course Enquiries. You may be required to bring a portfolio of practical work to interview.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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