Art & design foundation & portfolio preparation
Essential for anyone wanting to apply to art school, university or enrich their own practice of art and design. Our foundation, fine art and portfolio preparation courses offer you the opportunity to explore and discover your own potential as an artist.
The tutors on our courses will focus on your development as an individual, whatever your background or age. The courses run part-time and are popular with working adults or those returning to education. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Art & design foundation & portfolio preparation highlights
Art and design portfolio
Art and design foundation diploma
Course Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore art and design projects in drawing, painting, model making and mixed media to confidently develop your personal ideas. Investigate ways of recording ideas and imagery through experimental sketchbooks and other formats to build a diverse portfolio of creative work.Full fee: £329.00Senior fee: £329.00Concession: £145.00
Course Date: Thu 4 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course will introduce you to a wide range of exciting and stimulating creative projects, exploring mixed media, collage, drawing and printing, and engaging with different techniques, materials and concepts to develop a broad portfolio of personal creative work.Full fee: £999.00Senior fee: £699.00Concession: £440.00
Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis exciting course is a chance to develop key creative skills and approaches to art and design in 2D, 3D, life drawing and critical studies. If you complete stage 1 successfully you'll be able to progress onto stage 2 of the formal Foundation Diploma in Art & Design. Please note that the course runs for two days (10.00 - 17.00) per week. Students are able to choose between studying on Tuesdays and Wednesdays OR Wednesdays and Fridays. In addition to the two days a week there will be six evening sessions (18:00 - 20:30) on Wednesday evenings.Full fee: £649.00Senior fee: £519.00Concession: £162.00
Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe foundation diploma in art and design gives you the opportunity to work across our creative specialisms, alongside the main core programme. Stage 2 runs over three terms, and leads to a final project and professional exhibition.
The course fee is £5499. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. You will also need to pay a deposit of £300 to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan at www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans.
For more information, please call art and design on 020 7492 2700/2703. You will be required to attend for three days per week (10.30 - 16.30). The days of the week you attend will vary according to your choice of specialist subjects. Please contact us for additional information.
The course fee is £5421. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £300 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans
(If you are 18 at the start of the course, the fee may be less- please contact us).
For more information, please call Art and design on 020 7492 2700/2703.Full fee: £5,421.00Senior fee: £5,421.00Concession: £5,421.00
Course Date: Mon 15 Jul 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetBuilt upon the successful ethos of our Fine Art course, learn to manage and develop your ideas and creativity in a week-long project with class discussion forums. We use exciting research methods, from sketchbook to smartphone, and transform ideas through drawing, printmaking, simple construction, and colour work.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £179.00Concession: £109.00