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Camberwell College of Arts
United Kingdom
Qualification
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Entry Requirements

Applicants will have, or are expected to achieve, either:

  • A Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
  • 1 GCE A Level
  • 3 GCSEs grade C or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma or NVQ Level 3
  • 3 GCSEs grade C or above
  • University of the Arts London level 3 Pre-University Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design
  • 4 GCSEs grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma pass achieved at 28 points or above 
  • An equivalent level of performance in other internationally recognised national school leaving or university entrance qualifications
  • Other evidence of prior learning and experience via Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning - AP(E)L and / or alternative qualifications assessed as offering the same level as the above requirements 

English Language Requirements

All classes are conducted in English. If English isn't a students' first language they must provide evidence at enrolment of the following:

  • IELTS level 6.0 or above, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking (please check our English language requirements)

At interview and portfolio review

  • An ability to explore, articulate and develop ideas
  • An ability to research information and visual material to support your ideas
  • Your portfolio to demonstrate a range of appropriate skills and technical abilities 
  • An ability to communicate your ideas visually, verbally and in writing
  • An ability to self-direct and evaluate your own work

Portfolio advice

  • Your portfolio should be made up of work that demonstrates an ability to work sensitively with materials, solve problems and question norms
  • It is important to include work-books, which help us to see your working process, interests and influences
  • We would like to see models and artefacts, if size allows them to be included, if not photographs of these should be included

Curriculum

  • Unit 1: Introduction to study in Higher Education - Design
  • Unit 2: Defining the subject - Process, methodology and diagnostic study
  • Unit 3: Work based learning 1- Making contact with the industry
  • Unit 4: Defining the subject - Sustained specialist exploration
  • Unit 5: Evaluation and individual programme of study planning
  • Unit 6: Work based learning 2
  • Unit 7: Reflection, planning and presentation
  • Unit 8: Individual programme of study

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