A two-year Foundation Degree influenced by, and a product of, the emerging practices and technologies of the Digital Design & Arts Industries. In Partnership with Falmouth University, this multi-disciplined course fosters collaboration and experimentation, fusing traditional and digital media to shape new forms of communication.
The course is designed to enable you to acquire new and emerging digital media skills. You will be based in a collaborative digital media studio; a place to share and formulate emerging ideas and application of traditional and future technologies. Highly motivated staff, with a passion to support innovative learning, will encourage risk taking and experimentation at all stages of the creative process, and support the application of skills to new and emerging markets and contexts.
We regret that this course is not available to international (non-EU) applicants who would require a Tier 4 Student Visa
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
17 September 2018
Building the foundations of your professional development through experimentation, problem solving skills, methods, techniques and applied solutions are at the heart of the first year. Creative application of Digital Media in the sphere of both the Arts and Design, enables you to demonstrate the levels of achievement your future educational or professional career demands of you. Lectures and seminars build up an understanding of the cultural, critical and industrial context of your practice.
We encourage you to focus on your areas of interest as well as studying the more advanced problem-solving and technical skills development. We acknowledge the convergence of many aspects of Digital Design and Arts contemporary and future practice. Hybridity is integral to the production of innovative new forms of creative digital output. You will develop an individual portfolio of work in DTM230 Realisation and DTM250 Professional Portfolio that expresses your own creative practice.
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Bodmin College|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
We regret that this course is not available to international (non-EU) applicants who would require a Tier 4 Student Visa. If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. Through the award of international scholarships, we aim to support academic enrichment by encouraging diversity and excellence at Falmouth. For details of our international scholarships, and how to apply for them, please visit our website at www.falmouth.ac.uk
|UCAS Tariff||104 - 120 points||A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points, primarily from Level 3 equivalent qualifications, such as A levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma, or current, relevant experience. Grade 4 (or C) or above in GCSE English Language, or equivalent, is a minimum language requirement for all applicants. Due to the creative nature of our courses, you will be considered on your own individual merit and potential to succeed on your chosen course. Please contact the Applicant Services team for advice if you are predicted UCAS points below this range, or if you have questions about the qualifications or experience you have.|
|A level||We welcome A Levels in a wide range of subjects, especially in those relevant to the course for which you apply.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points|
|Access to HE Diploma||60 credits (with a minimum of 45 credits achieved at level 3) in a relevant subject.|
|Scottish Higher||A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points|
|Advanced Subsidiary (AS)||We may consider a standalone AS in a relevant subject, if it is taken along with other A Levels and if an A Level has not been taken in the same subject. However, you will not be disadvantaged if you do not have a standalone AS subject as we will not ordinarily use them in our offers.|
|Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate||a minimum of 40 UCAS tariff points, when combined with a minimum of 64 UCAS tariff points from the Supporting Qualifications|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects||A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points|
|Extended Project Qualification||Acceptable when combined with other qualifications|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points|
|Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level||A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points|
|Irish Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level||A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate||Acceptable when combined with other qualifications|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma||Acceptable when combined with other qualifications|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate||Acceptable when combined with other qualifications|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma||Acceptable when combined with other qualifications|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points|
If you are able to demonstrate relevant, current, equivalent experience instead of formal qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Please contact our Applicant Services team before applying, for advice regarding your individual experience and eligibility.
If you are an International applicant and require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you must take an approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) to fulfil government visa requirements, or have a recognised language test approved and vouched for by the University. Our Applicant Services team can help you with any general questions you may have about study visas or suitable language tests. For more specific advice, we recommend you also consult UKCISA http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/.
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||A minimum on the Cambridge English scale of 169 is required|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||An (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall is required, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening|
|PTE Academic||55.0||A minimum score in the Pearson Academic Test of English of 55 overall is required, with a minimum of 51 in all four components.|
|Trinity ISE||A minimum of Trinity ISE II with Distinction in all four components is required.|
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
English language support at Falmouth
|Channel Islands||£6,700||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,700||Year 1|