Design Foundation Year at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

The Foundation Year in Design provides an opportunity for you to study across a broad range of creative design elements including Product Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design and Interior Design. You will develop your knowledge and core skills in areas of practice such as drawing, making, materials, form and colour; as well as being closely guided through a rigorous academic and studio based learning experience that will build on core creative skills, enriching and enhancing your design, academic and creative abilities. Upon successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress onto one of the following courses: BA (Hons) 3d Design BA (Hons) Design for Industry BA (Hons) Fashion BA (Hons) Fashion Communication BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Marketing BA (Hons) Graphic Design BA (Hons) Interaction Design BA (Hons) Interior Design


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

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Design Foundation Year at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS