UCA Canterbury

Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies

1 year full-time

The intensive one year Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies, accredited by UALAB, allows you to explore the many areas of art and design before choosing an area in which to specialise, making it the ideal preparation for entry onto a degree course.

With access to the dedicated, industry-standard facilities of a specialist university, you are supported by teams of lecturers who are professional designers, artists and researchers, whilst studying alongside undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Key study topics include:

  • Comprehensive introductions to art and design subject areas through studio workshops, seminars and lectures
  • You follow a programme of drawing exercises, visual studies and lectures to develop practical skills and research methods
  • You choose to study one broad art and design discipline such as graphic design, fashion and textiles, fine art, film, animation, photography or 3D design
  • Propose, develop and realise a personal major project bringing together the skills, knowledge and understanding you have developed.

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