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Art and Design: UALab Foundation Diploma Level 3 and 4 at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

Course is in three stages.

  1. Introductory projects introduce a range of specialisms and improve visual language. Students choose direction and make UCAS application.
  2. Pathway – students specialise, complete portfolio, University interviews.
  3. Final Major Project – students complete one big project which carries course grade.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be assessed at interview through their portfolio.

As a guide we would expect students to be qualified with at least C grade in A2 Art subjects, or a Merit level (MMM) at Level 3 vocational. However offers are made on the quality of the portfolio.

Applicants will also need a reference which shows a good level of attendance and punctuality.




Future opportunities

100% of students who applied gained Higher Education places in fashion, fine art, graphics, 3D, illustration, architecture at Slade (UCL), Chelsea, UEL, LCC, LCF, CSM, Westminster, Metropolitan, Middlesex, Bristol, Nottingham, Sheffield, Brighton, Leeds and Edinburgh.

Post degree there is employment in a range of creative industries.

Further information

What can I do to prepare myself to study this subject? (Recommend books to read/activities)

Prepare a well presented portfolio that shows your ability, including some observational drawing. Ensure you have visited a gallery or museum independently before your interview.

You will be given a summer project if you are accepted onto the course.

What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

Programme of visiting lecturers in Architecture, Fashion, Graphics, Advertising, Jewellery and illustration. Links to contemporary practice, organised gallery and museum visits. Yearly field trip abroad.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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