Level 3 Course


Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art, Design & Media


One year – Full time

Entry Requirements

Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design (or equivelant) supported by five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths. A portfolio of your artwork is also required at interview.

Applicants without formal qualifications may still be eligible to apply subject to the strength of their portfolio of creative work.


This interesting and challenging course is ideal for post Level 3 and mature students (19+) with ambitions of further study at Higher Education level. Initially you will explore many diverse media and techniques, before specialising in an area of your choice such as painting, contemporary fine art, 3D, drawing, graphic communication, illustration, photography, interior design or fashion and textiles.

The course includes life drawing, talks and workshops. Study visits include trips to universities, sculpture parks, art galleries, museums, and major exhibitions. The course culminates in an exhibition where you will be able to showcase your work to the public.

Next Steps

Our students have an excellent progression rate to some of the best Higher Education courses in the country.

For further assistance or to speak to an adviser please call 01329 815 200