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Lal Yilmaz, Foundation in Art and Design

Prepare to be challenged and achieve a place on your ideal undergraduate course

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    Foundation Degree show installation 2018
    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Central Saint Martins, UAL

    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.

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    Small ceramic vessels holding chillis
    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture, Central Saint Martins, UAL

    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.

  • Fashion and textiles work hanging from the ceiling of a gallery
    Fashion and textiles work hanging from the ceiling of a gallery
    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: Fashion and Textiles, Central Saint Martins, UAL

    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

  • Two people resting their heads on a table
    Two people resting their heads on a table
    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, UAL

    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,

  • Work displayed on the walls of an art gallery
    Work displayed on the walls of an art gallery
    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: Graphic Communication Design, Central Saint Martins, UAL

    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.