FOUNDATION IN ART AND DESIGN


Undergraduate

FOUNDATION IN ART AND DESIGN

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COURSE OVERVIEW


The Foundation in Art and Design provides an essential introduction to the creative arts by introducing your explore and experiment with a wide range of medias.  It is designed to maximise creative exploration through  art and design based programme, which provides students with the opportunity to develop creative expression by learning an applied range of complementary art and design skills and processes.

In addition, this course will help students develop communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

This foundation sees guidance offered by our experienced faculty, helping you choose a specialist pathway that’s right for you. The course will give you the opportunity to explore a broad range of creative fields, developing skills and knowledge and preparing you for further educational and career-based opportunities in the worlds of art and design.

KEY COURSE INFORMATION
Campus:

London

Awarding Body:

Edexcel

Duration:

9 Months

Delivery:

Full-time

Intakes:

October

Fees:

UK/EU £5,400 

Scholarships:

Available upon successful application

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Comprehensive introduction to art and design subject areas through studio workshops, seminars and lectures. Students will follow a programme of drawing, exploratory, mixed media to develop practical skills and research methods. Exploratory and pathway units will be consolidated to propose and implement a personal Final Major Project.

PROGRESSION

Candidates may progress to an HNC/HND or a Degree in subjects such as, Computer Arts and Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Fashion, Design Illustration, Fine Art, Visual Communication, or 3D Design.

Foundation students have gone on to study at a wide range of top UK universities, both in and outside of London, including:

  • UAL
  • Edinburgh College of Art
  • Kingston University
  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • University of Lincoln
  • Leeds College of Art
  • Manchester Metropolitan University

Students have taken places in European universities in Berlin and Amsterdam.

STUDENT WORK


COURSE STRUCTURE


OUR STAFF


Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw


Programme Leader Foundation Art & Design

Mark Shaw is the programme leader for the LCCA Art and Design Foundation Course. His art practice encompasses media ranging from painting, photography, video, printmaking and sculpture. Drawing on a diverse range of subject matter his work investigates the contingency of perception, meaning and representation. He studied at UAL and Anglia Ruskin University and has exhibited in the United Kingdom and internationally. He has produced artworks for music events, concerts, fashion shows and Channel 4 television. He is presently a visiting lecturer at UAL and Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University. Lives and works in London.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is the course taught?

Practical classes teach core techniques and thinking processes, while creating artwork for a range of portfolio directions such as fine art, fashion, photography, graphic design and architecture puts those techniques into practice.

How personalised is the course?

Every student gets weekly personal attention and progress reviews to help them meet personal progression aims such as getting into the university they want, with guidance on the application process.

Do I need to have studied art and design or to have specialised before?

No, but if you want to study design or art at university you have to prove your commitment and interest in the subject, as the best programmes are very competitive. If you have that motivation you can get your portfolio together during your time studying at LCCA.

What makes the course at LCCA distinctive?

Our course offers small classes and the personal touch, with great teachers and an amazing location which lets students carry out first hand research in galleries, museums and design outlets.

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