Art and design foundation diploma

Our art and design foundation diploma is an internationally recognised qualification, validated by University of the Arts London. Over four terms you will be taught a wide range of specialist disciplines including 2D/painting, 3D/sculpture, printmaking, digital moving image and video, visual communication, ceramics, creative textiles and fashion. These areas will be combined with developing core skills in drawing, project work, creative methodology, basic photography, critical studies and colour work. We will also concentrate on developing you as a creative individual, whatever your background or age, we fully encourage you to cultivate your own creative language.

Find your inner artist
Discover how Clare French changed careers after successfully completing an art foundation course at City Lit. This course gave her the opportunity to create a portfolio that helped her gain entry to the City and Guild Art School.

Any questions?
Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

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  1. Foundation diploma in art and design: stage 1

    Course Date: Tue 16 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This 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: £599.00
    Senior fee: £479.00
    Concession: £150.00

  2. Foundation diploma in art and design: stage 2

    Course Date: Mon 16 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The 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 £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, plus a deposit of £540 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.



    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 £540 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: £5,421.00
    Senior fee: £5,421.00
    Concession: £5,421.00

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