Weymouth College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Art and Design Practice

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Course summary

The Foundation Degree in Art and Design Practice (delivered in partnership with University of Plymouth) will develop skills in traditional disciplines and contemporary practices as well as exploring new media. In Year 1 (Level 4) it is proposed that there will be five studio based and one professional practice module. Throughout these modules there will be a choice of sub briefs which will allow students to choose a project with equal learning experiences and opportunities allowing for outcomes appropriate for personal interests and professional aspirations. Year 2 (Level 5) study is aimed at allowing students exploration and development of their personal creative practice and build upon their autonomy as practitioners. Two modules will establish a foundation for personal Art and Design practice. There is a project based module giving the opportunity to define and explore a creative project allowing the student to develop their personal studio practice. Two further modules will allow the student to identify and test their creative practice within the studio and to present their creative conclusions. The final module will enable the student the opportunity to research and develop their professional persona and to establish an appropriate network of opportunities for their creative practice.

Modules

Proposed modules: Year 1: Initiating Creative Practice; Studio Practice 1; Studio Practice 2; Studio Practice 3; Personal Studio Practice; Professional Practice. Year 2: Research; Creative Solutions; Negotiated Project; Development of Visual Language; Consolidation; Professional Identity.

Assessment method

This course is assessed through a combination of coursework and exhibition.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W201
Institution code:
W66
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants will be required to have an IELTS score of 6 achieved within the last two years to apply for this course. International students will be charged an additional £250 admin fee on top of the tuition fee.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Applicants will normally be invited for interview and should be able to show a recent portfolio of work.

Portfolio

Applicants will normally be invited for interview and should be able to show a recent portfolio of work.


English language requirements

International applicants will be required to have an IELTS score of 5.5/6 achieved within the last two years to apply for this course.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £6650 Year 1
EU £6650 Year 1
International £6650 Year 1
England £6650 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6650 Year 1
Scotland £6650 Year 1
Wales £6650 Year 1
Channel Islands £6650 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs include £60 for an art starter pack and typically £600 per annum to include residential, day trips and studio materials. *Note – All costs may be subject to change and may vary dependent on place of purchase. Please note International students will be charged an additional £250 admin fee.
Art and Design Practice at Weymouth College - UCAS