Foundation in Art and Design

London College of Contemporary Arts

Program Description

Foundation in Art and Design

London College of Contemporary Arts

Foundation Arts and Design

The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design provides an essential introduction to the creative arts by encouraging exploration, experimentation, critical awareness and development of ideas. The

course will also help students’ communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

The qualification will enable students to study a broad range of multi-disciplinary art and design subjects with the emphasis placed upon developing practical skills, experimentation, realising ideas and portfolio preparation for progression.

Candidates may progress to degree and HNC/ HND courses in subjects such as Computer Arts and Design, Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Fine Art: Painting, Fine Art: Sculpture, Photography, Fashion, Textile Design, Illustration, Film Production Arts for Screen, Interior Design, Product Design, Architecture. LCCA Foundation students have gained places at a wide range of leading UK universities including:

• Edinburgh College of Art

• Falmouth University

• Goldsmiths, University of London

• Kingston University

• Manchester Metropolitan University

• Ravensbourne

• UAL Camberwell College of Arts

• UAL Chelsea College of Arts

• UAL Central Saint Martins

• UAL London College of Communication

• UAL London College of Fashion

• UAL Wimbledon College of Arts

• University of Westminster

• LCCA Graphic and Fashion Degrees

Some part students have also taken up places in European universities in Amsterdam, Berlin and Florence.

Minimum Requirement

Three GCSE passes (C or Above) or Level 2 qualification equivalent

Minimum Age

UK/EU students - 16 years old

Language

English Proficiency: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent (with one component at 4.5)

Alternative

Mature students with few or no formal qualifications must apply with details of age, work experience, including any voluntary work and any other relevant experience gained since leaving school; or a portfolio of work relevant to the area of study.

Course Structure

Exploratory Stage

  • Research, Recording and Responding in Art and Design
  • Media Experimentation in Art and Design

Pathway Stage

  • Preparation and Progression in Art and Design
  • Personal Experimental Studies in Art and Design (Art & Design)
  • Personal Experimental Studies in Art and Design (Fashion)
  • Information and Interpretation in Art and Design
  • Extended Media Development in Art and Design

Confirmatory Stage

  • Final Major Project in Art and Design
  • Subjects studied within the units will include:
  • Observational Drawing
  • Concept Drawing
  • Design Drawing
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Colour Theory and Practice
  • Collage
  • Mixed Media
  • 2-D Art & Design Studies
  • 3-D Art & Design Studies
  • Contextual Studies
  • Digital Media
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphics and Visual Communication
  • Portfolio preparation

Career Progression

Candidates may progress to degree and HNC/ HND courses in subjects such as Computer Arts and Design, Graphic Design and Visual Communication, Fine Art: Painting, Fine Art: Sculpture, Photography, Fashion, Textile Design, Illustration, Film Production Arts for Screen, Interior Design, Product Design, Architecture.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 6, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2019
Oct. 2019
Duration
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9 months
Full time
Price
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5,400 GBP
UK/EU £5,400 (Students aged 19+ are eligible for government funding).
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United Kingdom - London, England
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