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International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, International Foundation Programme

University for the Creative Arts (UCA), the United Kingdom

University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
International Foundation ProgrammeFull-time24 weeksSeptember, January, June, JulyGBP 12000 per yearfind out

About International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, International Foundation Programme - at University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

Our International Foundation is fully integrated with English language teaching, helping you to reach your IELTS target for undergraduate level study. With frequent visits to cities such as London and Oxford, as well as trips to the south coast of England and to Amsterdam, you will discover what makes the UK such an important place to study art and design, and why our country has a world-renowned reputation in the creative industries.

Dedicated to preparing international students for an undergraduate degree in the UK, this course celebrates the culture of each student whilst providing vital insight into Higher Education in the UK. You will emerge from the course with the confidence and practical skills to study a creative subject at a more advanced level.

The practical element of the International Foundation involves experimentation in a range of creative practices, such as fashion, graphics, moving image and crafts.

You will occupy your own studio space where you will be able to refine your abilities in a range of specialist techniques, at the same time as developing your own unique style and approach.

By the end of the course you will have a strong creative portfolio, having explored a number of specialisms before choosing a specific subject to pursue at undergraduate level.

You can also choose to study the 5 or 10 week pre-sessional English course before this course which will improve your IELTS score and are specifically designed to prepare you to study art and design at UCA.

Successfully completing all parts of the course means that you are guaranteed progression to study one of our undergraduate courses.

Notes about fees for this course

Fees: £12,000

Entry requirements

For this course you need an overall IELTS score of 5.0 with 4.5 in each component or an equivalent UK Visas & Immigration recognised qualification.

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