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New Students

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Existing Students

Please e-mail admissions@eastnorfolk.ac.uk.

Applications Deadline: Friday 14 February 2020.

Late applicants are not guaranteed a place.

Please note this is a full time course for 18 year olds who have already achieved the relevant Level 3 qualifications.

The Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is designed to help learners further develop an understanding of historical, contemporary and related contexts to inspire their own art work. The course prepares students for a higher education degree in an Art & Design subject.

The course will prepare students to the realities of working in the creative sector.

Pictured - Art work by Molly Pagan

Explore the Art & Design Online Showcase

Assessment

Units 1-3 and 7-9 are pass only. Unit 10 (Final Major Project) is graded Pass/Merit/Distinction. Assessment is continuous throughout the one-year course.

Entry Requirements

  1. At least one Art & Design A-level (3D Design, Graphics Design, Fine Art, Photography or Textiles) or BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (or larger BTEC qualifcation) in Art & Design at Merit or above
  2. At least five GCSE qualifications at C grade or above including English Language & Mathematics
  3. A portfolio of work which demonstrates that the student has achieved a standard that will enable them to benefit from the course.

Content

Students in the first term will study a range of art & design disciplines: 3D Design, Fine Art, Textiles, Photography and Graphics. In the second term students will choose a specialist subject focus and complete their final project. At the end of the course there will be an exhibition which will showcase the students work.

Outcome/Progression

The course is one-year and project-based that allows learners to develop portfolios to give them the best possible chance of getting a place at Art School or other HE institutions at Degree level. Also, students who are seeking progression into appropriate creative industry employment opportunities.

Inspirational Links

www.tate.org.uk

www.fashion.net

www.designcouncil.org.uk

www.nationalgallery.org.ul

www.dot-dot-dot.us

www.vam.ac.uk

www.bjp-online.com

Course Information

Level

Level 4 Foundation Diploma

Course Work

Exams

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