Art Foundation

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REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

It is an intensive one-year course seen as the first stage of a career in Art & Design.
Excellent preparation for Art & Design-related courses in Higher Education.
Worth two A-Levels and the equivalent of 112 (D) 96 (M) 80 (P) UCAS points.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

You will learn through experimental workshops covering a range of 2D and 3D media including drawing, conceptual thinking, painting, sculpture, textiles, fashion, photography and graphic design.

The pathway/final major project stages of the course will allow further experimentation and development.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Four key assessment stages during the year culminating in a Final Major Proposal, which is assessed internally and externally examined at Level 4 standard.

 

PROGRESSION

An emphasis on independent learning and the development of your skills will prepare you for Higher Education. A self-directed project will be linked to a career choice and concentrate on preparing portfolios for interviews. Priestley students have gone on to study BA (Hons) and HNDs in Fine Art, Textiles, Fashion, Interior Design, Architecture, Animation, Stage Design, Product Design and Graphic Design. Former students have also secured apprenticeships in interior design and graphics, to name just a few.