Preparatory Year Programs in Design

A preparatory year lays the foundation for an undergraduate degree. By earning a bachelor’s degree, students gain access to a wider range of jobs, higher salaries, and increased opportunities for professional advancement. After completing the preparatory year, students may choose from a multitude of degree options.Design studies are often a fusion of engineering principles and design. Archit… Read more

A preparatory year lays the foundation for an undergraduate degree. By earning a bachelor’s degree, students gain access to a wider range of jobs, higher salaries, and increased opportunities for professional advancement. After completing the preparatory year, students may choose from a multitude of degree options.

Design studies are often a fusion of engineering principles and design. Architecture, graphic design, retail merchandising, and apparel design are informed by design studies coursework. Designing on digital platforms and fabrication of product prototypes are practiced in design labs.

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Syracuse Academy
Syracuse, Italy

International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Ita ... +

International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Italy, to build their personal portfolio and to learn the Italian language for admission to university or design school programs in Italy. The Foundation Year is an internationally recognized program awarding Italian Ministry of Education academic credits and granting direct admission to the degree programs at MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy, and preparing for admission to any university and design school in Italy. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English, Italian
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
CANVAS
Lausanne, Switzerland

Go abroad! Gain the unique experience of studying art! Learn, Travel, and Network! You will explore a variety of artistic courses and dive into the Fashion, Fine Arts, Graphic ... +

Go abroad! Gain the unique experience of studying art! Learn, Travel, and Network! You will explore a variety of artistic courses and dive into the Fashion, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and 3D design universe. Developed by the Canvas School of Arts, the European Foundation Degree in Arts and Design program is directed towards a "Creating as enjoying" approach. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English, French, German, Italian
Jun 2020
Campus
 
CSVPA
Cambridge, United Kingdom

If you are an international student who has completed an Art & Design degree outside of the UK and are looking to come to the UK to study a Master’s in the same or related ... +

If you are an international student who has completed an Art & Design degree outside of the UK and are looking to come to the UK to study a Master’s in the same or related art and design discipline, the Pre-Master’s programme will prepare you for this transition. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Nantes, France

The Arts, Design, and Media foundations studies is specifically tailored for French-­speaking international students who wish to pursue their undergraduate studies in a French ... +

The Arts, Design, and Media foundations studies is specifically tailored for French-­speaking international students who wish to pursue their undergraduate studies in a French-­speaking program. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
French
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
ICP International College Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

The pathway in Architecture and Design will enable you to develop practical skills as well as your creative potential. From architecture to graphic design, these degrees will ... +

The pathway in Architecture and Design will enable you to develop practical skills as well as your creative potential. From architecture to graphic design, these degrees will give you the confidence to create the places and spaces of the future whilst developing your creative potential. You will also have the opportunity to work on real-life projects, undertake commissions, enter your work into competitions, and take part in festivals and exhibitions in the UK and internationally. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2020
Campus