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Pre-degree Courses

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

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    Fashion Folio

    The objective of this highly intensive fashion programme is for students to produce a portfolio of work which can be used to apply for an undergraduate, postgraduate fashion programme, or for employment or personal development.

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    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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    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.

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    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

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    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,

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    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.

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    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.

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    Over two stages the Graphic Design Portfolio Course provides students with a solid foundation in graphic design or to develop established skills. It is expected that the majority of students will use the course to apply to a BA or MA course by

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    Orientation to Art and Design

    Orientation to art and design is a single 7 or 9 week course carefully created to help students with little or no art and design education to bridge the gap between their current skill level and the experience and visual thinking required to gain

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    Photography Professional Practice and Academic Portfolio Course

    The Photography Professional Practice and Portfolio Course will enhance your knowledge of photography through the understanding of professional processes and skills, and the building of an original and personally tailored photography portfolio.

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    Textiles Folio

    The Textiles Portfolio has been carefully designed to enable students to develop their textiles practice and create a rich and successful portfolio.