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Diploma in Foundation Studies: Art and Design at North Shropshire College - NSC

Course description

This one-year course is intended to prepare students for study at Degree or Higher Diploma Level in the field of art and design. The course is divided into three areas. The Exploratory Stage is where students undertake assignments in various different art disciplines such as painting, drawing, photogprahy, graphics, or sculpture.

The Pathway Stage is where students begin to follow a more specialised programme of study.

The Confirmatory Stage is where students specialise in their own chosen area of study. Gallery and nuseum visits are built into the course and are intended to stimulate and inform student practice whilst increasing the understanding and familiarity of the work of practising professional artists/designers.

 

 

Course content

This one-year course is intended to prepare students for study at Degree or Higher Diploma Level in the field of art and design. The course is divided into three areas. The Exploratory Stage is where students undertake assignments in various different art disciplines such as painting, drawing, photogprahy, graphics, or sculpture.

The Pathway Stage is where students begin to follow a more specialised programme of study.

The Confirmatory Stage is where students specialise in their own chosen area of study. Gallery and nuseum visits are built into the course and are intended to stimulate and inform student practice whilst increasing the understanding and familiarity of the work of practising professional artists/designers.

Entry requirements

Successful college interview.

Financial information

Please contact our Student Finance Officer - Emma Lloyd - 01691 688029.

Future opportunities

This course is intended to be diagnostic and students would normally progress onto courses of a specialist nature at Higher National Diploma or Degree Level.

Further information

Please contact our Oswestry Campus direct - 01691 688000.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Shropshire College - NSC directly.

Last updated date: 29 October 2014
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