Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Industries- Foundation Entry

5101 | School for the Arts - Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

Foundation Entry is an alternative route for those who wish to study an undergraduate Foundation Degree but don't meet the formal entry requirements. An additional, preliminary year of study provides the skills and confidence to succeed at degree level. The course is designed to help you to focus your educational and professional aims and goals; it will assist you to consider how you can engage with the learning opportunities this course and future courses offer to achieve your personal career and professional objectives. The course consists of modules with fixed syllabi that together enable you to gain the knowledge and develop the skills essential if you are to successfully progress. It is designed to allow you to choose or negotiate many aspects of your learning in ways which are appropriate to your abilities, learning preferences and vocational intentions and is a student centred learning approach. Study shifts from a tutor-led/teaching activity to a personally defined learning experience. This is close to the way many professional artists operate and the terms 'reflective practitioners' or 'thinking artist' describe the kind of graduate we expect you to become.

What will I study?

The course includes units covering: Art and Design Studies, Diagnostic Skills, Specialism Skills and Drawing and Image Making.

How will I be assessed?

The programme is assessed through a variety of methods, from portfolio assessments to project work.

What qualifications do I need?

32 UCAS tariff points. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer references will be considered.

What can I progress onto?

Successful students will have the opportunity to progress onto the Foundation Degree in Creative Industries to follow one of the specialist pathways in Graphic Design, Fashion and Textiles, Visual Art or Media. (FdA) pathway in Creative Industries at the

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
£7500.00 £7500.00 H
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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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