Art, Design and Media Practice Foundation Diploma Level 3/4

Foundation Diploma

This is a year-long course that will help you improve your skills and knowledge across a wide range of art and design subjects, preparing you for your chosen degree or helping you decide which course to study.

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Level 3

Attendance - Full-time
Duration - 1 year
Start date - September-June
Where - Pioneer Higher Skills Centre

Course Overview

You will build a strong portfolio of work before you start your degree, so you can hit the ground running and realise your full potential.
On this course you will study at range of disciplines with teaching modules covering six areas of learning.
The qualification is delivered through two main phases: an initial exploratory phase, and a final confirmatory phase. These will be delivered via a range of lectures, seminars and practical workshop sessions in disciplines such as drawing and painting, photography, 3D, fashion and textiles, digital arts and video. There are no exams and final projects will be presented at the end of year exhibition.
Core units:
Investigation
Experimentation
Evaluation and review
Realisation
Communication
Self-directed practice
You will build a strong portfolio of work before you start your degree, so you can hit the ground running and realise your full potential.
The qualification is delivered through two main phases: an initial exploratory phase, and a final confirmatory phase. These will be delivered via a range of lectures, seminars and practical workshop sessions in disciplines such as drawing and painting, photography, 3D, fashion and textiles, digital arts and video. There are no exams and final projects will be presented at the end of year exhibition.
On this course you will study at range of disciplines with teaching modules covering six areas of learning.
Core units:
Investigation
Experimentation
Evaluation and review
Realisation
Communication
Self-directed practice

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You should have a minimum of one A Level or equivalent, plus three GCSE passes at Grade 4 (C), including English and maths, plus a portfolio of your art work.
Undergraduate courses in Art and Design, HNC/HND Art Practice, HNC/HND Fashion, HNC/HND Photography, HNC/HND Graphic Design.
Progression opportunities also include Graphic Designer, Artist, Photographer, Illustrator, Digital Designer, Interior Designer, Camera Operator

£5,421

You will receive both formal and informal assessment feedback by way of tutorials, group critiques and summative feedback at key points throughout the year.
Foundation Diploma

Why work in the Art & Design Industry?

Employment in Art, Performance and Design roles are down 2.7% since 2018

Wide range of jobs in the Why work in the Art & Design Industry

Excellent choice of employers in the area

Advertising Accounts Managers and Creative Directors

£17,410

Artists

£8,040

Actors, Entertainers and Presenters

£8,040

Dancers and Choreographers

£8,040

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