Foundation Year Programs in Fine Arts

A foundation year is meant for students who may not have the time or inclination to earn a four-year degree but still want to experience some of the coursework. These programs can be excellent for individuals who are still deciding on a career path. What is a foundation year in fine arts? Depending on the institution, a year studying various artistic mediums can include a fair amount of studio tim… Read more

A foundation year is meant for students who may not have the time or inclination to earn a four-year degree but still want to experience some of the coursework. These programs can be excellent for individuals who are still deciding on a career path.

What is a foundation year in fine arts? Depending on the institution, a year studying various artistic mediums can include a fair amount of studio time as well as a number of art theory and history classes. Students can often choose what type of art they want to study, and the options may range from sculpting and painting to filmic studies or sound design. Some graduates use the foundation year to put together a portfolio of artistic work that will help them in their careers going forward.

After the year concludes, most graduates will be able to start searching for work as an artist or pursue a higher degree. These programs are beneficial for those who are still trying to decide how art might factor in to their professional lives.

The cost of a foundation year depends on a number of factors, including which university a student attends and also the type of art that is studied. To learn more about pricing, contact an institution directly.

Completing a foundation year in fine arts may open a number of career doors for a recent graduate. For those that study multimedia and digital arts, there may be jobs available in marketing and design. Visual artists can often find work at galleries and museums, or creating graphics for other businesses. Freelance work can be a good option for a young artist who may still decide to resume his or her artistic education. 

If you’re interested in fine arts but aren’t ready to commit to an extended program, a foundation year is an excellent option. To learn more about your choices, search for your program below and contract directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Paris College Of Art
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Barking & Dagenham College
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Online College of Art & Design

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