Foundation Diplomas: Develop your Career in Art and Design and get into university
Our one-year UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is a Level 3 qualification designed to help you build a strong portfolio of work to progress into higher education or in to further employment in the Creative Industries.
You may already have a direction in your work, be thinking about lots of possibilities and be unable to decide or be unsure about which career pathway will be best for you. During the course, you gain a range of experiences through subject specialist project briefs and activities and develop independent learning skills which will equip you for your next step into your career. You will receive subject specialist advice and guidance, develop a personal identity and portfolio of work that shows your skills and potential and assistance through UCAS and your Higher Education application.
Our College is a small and caring learning community. We attract a diverse range of learners and employ dedicated teaching staff who have the professional expertise to help learners to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to follow their dream. Our students regularly achieve places at prestigious Universities such as Royal College of Art, Central Saint Martins, Wimbledon College of Art, Goldsmith and Camberwell College of Art. We offer specialist pathways in:
To find out more information about our Foundation Diploma we are holding open days where you can come in and talk to the Head of Department, tutors and existing learners. You will also spend some time looking around our facilities and studios plus take a look at the work our existing learners are putting together for their portfolios. We also hold regular exhibitions to showcase the work of our tutors and learners so should you choose to book onto an open day you will also be invited to attend the exhibitions.
Dates for the Foundation Diploma Open Days are:
Tuesday 18 October 2016, 2-4pm
Tuesday 8 November 2016, 2-4pm
Tuesday 17 January 2017, 2-4pm
Tuesday 18 April 2017, 2-4pm
Please pick a date suitable for you and book yourself on. Feel free to bring a parent or friend along with you too.
If you have any further questions about the Foundation Diploma please email: ArtsSchool@wmcollege.ac.uk.