Diploma in Foundation Studies Art & Design

The Cardiff Arts Academy

The Arts Academy,
45 Trade Street,
CF10 5DJ

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your work for the study of art and design at degree level.

An exciting, fast paced studio environment helps to develop practical and conceptual skills. The course provides you with an understanding of 2D, 3D and 4D. You will focus your study on four main areas alongside a critical theory component. These are:

  • Fine Art
  • Fashion and Textiles
  • 3D
  • Graphics and Illustration

You will also develop your skills in areas such as critical thinking, film/photography, animation, ceramics and printmaking.

The Art and Design Foundation Course is designed to deliver the broadest possible range of skills and experiences including critical thinking, film/photography, animation, ceramics, printmaking, computer aided design/illustration and many more.

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Entry Requirements

  • 1 x A Level OR
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or NVQ Level 3
  • Relevant experience during employment

It is essential that all prospective learners are over the age of 18 by 1st September of the year they intend to study.

These requirements may be waived in exceptional circumstances and learners over the age of 21 will be considered on an individual basis.