Art & Design Foundation Diploma Courses in London

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 Build. This course gave her the opportunity to create a portfolio that helped her gain entry to the City and Guild Art School.

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

  1. Foundation diploma in art and design: stage 2

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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 £5521, inclusive of an upfront material fee of £100.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends.

    If you choose to apply for a Loan, an amount of £300 is payable on enrolment, this includes a deposit of £200 secure your place (refundable after you complete the course) and the material fee of £100.

    You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan

    Full fee: £5,521.00
    Senior fee: £5,521.00
    Concession: £5,521.00

  2. Foundation diploma in art and design: stage 1

    Course Date: Wed 11 Sep 2019 (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 (10.30 - 16.30) 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 (17:30 - 20:00) on Wednesday evenings.
    Full fee: £699.00
    Senior fee: £559.00
    Concession: £210.00

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