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Course spotlight: Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Who is this course for?

If you want to progress onto Higher Education to study art, design or a related subject, this course is perfect for you. Most students progressing onto this qualification will have already completely A-Levels or a Level 3 Extended Diploma in a related subject.

The course is recognised across the UK as the primary entry route to the best courses at the most prestigious universities.

This is a UAL Awarding Body-approved course. UAL Awarding Body only approves institutions to deliver this qualification if they are able to demonstrate significant expertise in and commitment to creative arts education.

What will I study?

This one-year course emphasises a broad, experimental approach and covers the following subject areas:

Having agreed your specialism, a written proposal will form the basis of your final project.

You’ll also benefit from trips to galleries and museums, as well as a week away in a major European city to feed your creative insights.

What can I do next?

Most students choose to progress onto further education in art and design specialisms either with a Foundation degree at West Herts College or an Honours degree at a prestigious university. Career options include the fields of design, applied arts, art education or freelancing.

How do I apply?

You can apply for this course by clicking here!

You can check out some of the work of our Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design students at the Watford Museum until 30 March!