The Foundation Year of the four-year programme aims to provide understanding of the key subjects in art and design to meet the prerequisites for study on the associated degree programmes (see Course Details). The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills combined with fundamental subjects in art and design. This course will provide you with a strong foundation in art and design, allowing you to progress onto one of our BA (Hons) or BSc (Hons) degree courses in a cognate discipline. It is ideal if you want to develop your career along an arts and design pathway but have a non-arts and design background, or you don’t meet the entry requirements for direct entry to an Honours degree. This course is also attractive if you are returning to education or if you wish to change career direction.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.
If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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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