International | Fast-Track Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
Why this course?
This dynamic fast track course begins with a support module completed remotely between September to December. This guided learning programme has been specially designed for our international students to help them prepare for their course and studying in the UK. During these initial weeks, our expert arts team will support students to think and work like a practising artist or designer. The support module concludes with the students choosing their final pathway specialism. Our highly skilled team will support this decision through the distance learning package.
During December, staff will also support students to apply for their chosen UAL degree.
At the end of this guided learning programme, students will be fully prepared and ready to begin their Foundation specialism in the UK in January.
On arrival in the UK, students will benefit from the embedded English for Academic Purposes programme. This includes four hours of dedicated tuition each week to complement and fully support the art curriculum. Students will receive lessons on the key study and language skills required to successfully complete this course. This stage of the course will also see students taking part in exciting and challenging creative projects to extend their creative, expressive and technical skills.
They will work in a range of different scales and mediums, sometimes collaboratively or as part of a small creative team. This reflects real-life creative practices in the Creative Arts industry.
Students will be taught through guided distance learning for one term, with a further two terms learning in the UK.
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- An IELTS score of 5 or higher
- Five GCSEs or equivalent at grade 9-4 including maths, English and a creative subject
- A digital portfolio
- To have completed secondary education in a creative arts subject
- At least one A-Level at grade A*-C or equivalent in a creative subject
- A school reference with evidence of predicted grades
- To demonstrate commitment and passion for the creative arts.
You will be required to have an interview, either in person or via Skype.
The tuition fee for 2020-21 entry is £15,000, including the guided learning and English for Academic Purposes programmes.
In addition to tuition fees, students may incur additional costs such as the cost of materials, and travel and expenses for any excursions they take part in.