Art and Design (Foundation Year for Specialist Degrees)

Course Overview - Art and Design (Foundation Year for Specialist Degrees)

Foundation Studies Art and Design is an exciting and intensive one year, practice-based programme that enables students to explore and engage with a wide range of art, design, and digital design discipline areas. The Foundation Art and Design experience builds confidence and supports students to make an informed decision about their specialism for undergraduate progression and future career pathway.

This studio-based programme is taught by core and specialist tutors. It is supported by contextual studies; so, as well as studio-based practice work across a range of disciplin...

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1 Years

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Course Address
York Street
BT15 1ED
United Kingdom

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

Access to HE Diploma

Overall profile of 45% (to include subject requirements) (120 credit Access Course) (NI Access Course) Overall profile of 15 credits at Merit and 30 credits at Pass (60 credit Access Course) (GB Access Course)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


To include 12 at higher level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


We will also accept smaller BTEC/OCR qualifications (i.e. Diploma or Extended Certificate / Introductory Diploma / Subsidiary Diploma) in combination with A Levels or other acceptable level 3 qualifications. To find out if the qualification you are applying with is a qualification we accept for entry, please check our Qualification Checker - We will also continue to accept QCF versions of these qualifications although grades asked for may differ. Check what grades you will be asked for by comparing the requirements above with the information under QCF in the Applied General and Tech Level Qualifications section of our Entry Requirements -

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

64 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at higher level) to include English at H6 if studied at Higher level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

For full-time study, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first-degree course and hold a GCSE pass at Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics. Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills - Communication will

Scottish Advanced Higher

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Fees and funding

Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales £9,250
EU, International £16,320

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