Looking to start in 2019? This course is still open to International applications only and there is still time to apply directly, find out how to apply here.
Our Diploma in Art and Design – Foundation Studies Programme is delighted to have achieved the ‘Outstanding’ rating in its 2018 Ofsted inspection – in all four areas. You can read more here and see the full report here.
Take a look at the fees page for more information about fees and funding for this course.
What you'll study
This course follows the same structure as the main Foundation pathway, but has a specific focus on photography and film. The course is split into two stages, with the first geared towards establishing your main area of interest and the second stage designed to prepare you for studying on a specialist arts course.
What students are doing
Looking for inspiration? Take a look at some of the work that our Foundation students are creating in the gallery below.
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Staff On The Course
The lecturers and technicians that teach on this course are experts in their fields. You can find out more about the staff who teach on the Foundation courses below.
Pathway Leader (Film & Animation)
MA Filmmaking, BA (Hons) Film Production
Mark Triller is a UK based filmmaker, animator and illustrator. Mark has worked on commercial projects for Chanel Paris, CLM London, BBC, The American Chamber of Commerce, Corona Pictures, and Barclays. His current creative practice centres on motion graphic design, sequential art and storyboarding, and non-fiction writing. His short film ‘True Love’ won the 2014 Best Horror Short Award at the NYC American Online Film Awards and his short story ‘The Bodies Left...Full profile
Your Interview & Portfolio
If you meet the standard entry requirements for this course, we’ll invite you to attend an interview. We’ll want to talk about your portfolio of creative work and find out more about your creative influences and aspirations. You can download the full portfolio guidelines here.