Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Note: Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa. Location: This is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Hartlepool College of Further Education (01429 295000). Course overview: This foundation degree in design for the creative industries explores spatial design, product design, graphic design, and interactive media. This innovative and unique course offers a holistic approach to develop your academic and vocational skills to help you succeed in the creative industries. You focus on creativity, specialist skills, new media and technology, and learn to respond to the challenges of a dynamic and rapidly changing range of professions in the creative industries. The flexible nature of the curriculum content allows you to develop your own individual pathway or specialism within the broad subject areas of spatial design, product design, graphic design and interactive media. You have the opportunity to work in a professional design studio developing autonomy in your professional skills along with gaining an academic qualification. Work Based Learning modules provide exciting opportunities for you to work in a professional design studio developing autonomy in your professional skills along with gaining an academic qualification. You can find your own work placement or work freelance supported by in-house staffing and resources. After the course: You work in a specialist design discipline towards a professional career in spatial design, product design, graphic design and interactive media. Opportunities exist for future employment links with a strong vocational element to the course aiding and developing career progression. Academic rigour is promoted and encouraged, along with a suitable curriculum, to allow progression to Level 6 qualifications.
Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.
You assess your performance against the National Occupational Standards for Design while gaining valuable experience of working in the creative industries under supervision from a design practice mentor and academic tutor. Opportunities exist for you to develop your own client base with active encouragement and support for entrepreneurship. Teaching staff are highly qualified and have significant recent and current experience of working within the creative industries enabling them to give relevant support and experience in both academic and commercial settings. You are actively involved in the assessment process for project-based modules. Interim critiques and regular tutorials provide you with formative feedback on your progression during tasks. Projects culminate with a group critique in which you take part in a presentation simulating the client pitch scenario. This provides opportunities for you to share best working practice and develop your understanding of assessment requirements. Informal oral feedback is provided at this time followed shortly afterwards by formal written feedback giving clear indication of achievement against module criteria.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.
Applicants are normally invited for interview and will be asked to submit a portfolio of work which will be reviewed during the interview. The purpose of the interview is to determine each applicant's potential to succeed and assist in the setting of appropriate entry conditions matched to their personal circumstances and the demands of the course. The interview also enables candidates to see our excellent facilities. Due to the course delivery location and visa restrictions, this course is NOT available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6150||Year 1|