After successful completion of this course, students will be awarded the UAL Diploma in Art and Design Foundation Studies. 

This is a fast-track preparatory course in Art, Design and Media, with an option to study an integrated programme of English language tuition, alongside the creative aspects of the course.

Students will develop their creative skills and produce a professional portfolio of work, ready to progress to one of our degree courses within just 24 weeks.


2020 dates:

6th January 2020 – 19th June 2020


Tuition fee and discounts

Full fee for paying in instalments (0% discount) Early payment OR Progression discount (10% discount) Early payment AND Progression discount (10% + 10% discount)
£13,250 £11,925 £10,732


  • Overseas (Non-EU) students who successfully complete this course will obtain a 10% fee reduction each year they are enrolled in one of our BA courses.
  • We welcome applications from students from the European Union.  EU students are reminded that they may alternatively be entitled to study the one-year Foundation Diploma, starting in September 2019, under the same fee arrangements as UK students.  This is not guaranteed, and will depend on negotiations between the EU27 and the UK government.
Course duration 6th January 2020 - 19th June 2020 (full time)