This studio-based foundation degree focuses on equipping students with a broad range of graphic art, design and illustration knowledge and skills relevant for employment in a wealth of different industries. This hybrid course will suit those who have a talent for drawing and digital creation and have an interest in typography and layout.
The ethos of the programme cultivates students who understand effective design practice as well as having the conceptual abilities to demonstrate a willingness to adapt, innovate and collaborate; a response to the UK’s evolving creative industries.
Whilst applications are considered on an individual basis, offers are usually based on a requirement to have: 64 UCAS points L3 qualification: ú Access to HE (60 credits at P) ú BTEC- L3 Diploma-MM ú T-level-Pass ú A level-DDE
4 GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above including Maths and English.
We also ask that you are willing to learn and undertake: ú Industry-based work experience. ú A broad range of graphics, art & design and illustration skills, technologies and techniques. ú Excellent attendance and a full-time commitment to group and individual projects.
The selection process will involve an UCAS application and may also involve an interview. TEAMS/telephone interviews are available for any applicants who are not able to attend interview on-site.
Applications are also asked to provide a portfolio of their work to interview.
What you will Learn
Our Top up (level 6) BA (Hons) Contemporary Creative Practice is a tailor-made progression route (University Centre, Stockport). Other Top up degrees in areas such as Graphics, Illustration and Art and Design. Employment in industry or freelance.
Extra Costs Involved
Optional educational or work-based trips in the UK and internationally will be offered and a fee may be attached should you wish to participate. Where possible, we endeavour to visit free exhibitions/workshops but travel abroad will incur additional costs.
Exam Validation Body
Sheffield Hallam University
Hours Per Week
12 hours a week
How Long To Complete
This foundation degree programme has been designed so that in year 1 you can experiment and learn a broad range of graphics, art, design and illustration techniques.
In year 2, concepts and techniques are further developed. You also begin to identify your chosen area of specific interest, take part in industry briefs and work experience, and refine your craft culminating in a final exhibition or porfolio of your work.
For further information please email HEenquiries@tcg.ac.uk
Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.