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Foundation and Access to HE Programme

The Foundation and Access to HE programme consists of the following courses and pathways:

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 Practice).

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

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

Foundation Programme news

Fashion Profile: Paolina Russo

In celebration of the diverse range of skills within our Fashion programme, we have commissioned a series of designer profiles from our second-year BA Fashion Journalism students. Showcasing the art […]

Foundation: In Pictures

The Foundation Show 2018 featured final projects from over 500 students who have spent the last academic year studying the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at Central Saint Martins. […]

Foundation: Paolina Stefani

Our Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is divided into four curriculum areas: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture; Fashion and Textiles; Fine Art and Graphic Communication Design. Each of these areas […]

Foundation: Hannah Billett

Our Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is divided into four curriculum areas: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture; Fashion and Textiles; Fine Art and Graphic Communication Design. Each of these areas […]

Foundation: Nusra Nijimbere

Our Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is divided into four curriculum areas: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture; Fashion and Textiles; Fine Art and Graphic Communication Design. Each of these areas […]