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Central Saint Martins

Access and Progression to Higher Education Programme

The Access and Progression to Higher Education Programme consists of the following courses and pathways:

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

The course is unique in offering both specialist and diagnostic modes of study. If you’re confident about your future direction, the specialist course lets you apply to one of five curriculum areas.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Pre-degree

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture

In the 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture curriculum area we encourage the exploration of materials and the development of making skills. Students learn how to use tools and machinery.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Pre-degree

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: Graphic Communication Design

In the Graphic Communication Design Curriculum Area we encourage a broad understanding of the field of Graphic Communication Design and place a great deal of emphasis on the development and communication of ideas and creative thinking.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Pre-degree

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: Fine Art

In the Fine Art curriculum area, you are free to make work that explores the use of colour, the image and representation (Painting), materials, process, space and the site (Sculpture), through to the use of time-based media including video and sound, or work that deliberately incorporates or confronts an audience (Fine Art: 4D).

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Pre-degree

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: Fashion and Textiles

The Fashion and Textiles curriculum area encompasses a broad range of activities and disciplines. The two pathways are closely related, allowing students a range of options for developing skills in specific areas. We encourage students to develop their individual strengths and support them in creating a personal and creative portfolio.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Pre-degree

Foundation Studies in Performance

A Drama Centre Course at Central Saint Martins. With its focus firmly on practical skills and techniques, Foundation Studies in Performance broadens your horizons and lets you test your aims and aptitudes in a supportive environment.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Pre-degree

Projects

Central Saint Martins x Minions Collective
Central Saint Martins Foundation x The Big Draw
Waterlow Art Park
CSM Foundation x Fred Perry x Amy Winehouse Foundation

Foundation stories

Foundation book

A new book by Foundation Curriculum Leaders Lucy Alexander and Timothy Meara shares a year of projects and techniques from the course

The Making of Tatty Devine

As the Lethaby Gallery welcomes the world of Tatty Devine for a major retrospective exhibition, we talk to founders Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden about the history of their jewellery brand and the power of creativity.