Block 1: Introduction and Specialist Studies
Orientation to Study in Design, Media and Screen (20 credits)
This is a diagnostic unit that gives you the opportunity to consider which specialist pathway is most suited to your talents and potential. It provides a broad introduction to studio practice in a carousel of specialist workshops.
This first unit will introduce you to all three specialist areas at London College of Communication: Design, Media or Screen.
Academic Language and Communication with Contextual and Theoretical Studies (Part 1) (20 credits)
The unit prepares you academically to enter the first year of the range of undergraduate degree programmes at LCC. You’ll be introduced to essential critical, academic communication and analytical skills.
Specialist Studies: Design, Screen and Media (20 credits)
Halfway through Block 1 you will progress to the most suitable pathway. You will choose form three pathways which reflect the three Schools at LCC; Design School, Media School and Screen School.
- Specialist Studies: Design – will provide you with a range of creative, practical and theoretical approaches relevant to the design industry.
- Specialist Studies: Media – will introduce a range of creative, practical and theoretical approaches within the Media School to develop a preparatory body of knowledge and skill.
- Specialist Studies: Screen – will provide a range of creative, practical and theoretical approaches relevant to the screen industry, such as film, television, animation and games design.
Block 2: Progression and Contexts
Personal Progression Project (40 credits)
Building on knowledge gained in previous units, this unit supports a more independent learning approach to produce a substantial body of work.
The work will showcase your personal interests and area of intended progression in a studio exhibition and presentation, supported with a visual and written research report.
Academic Language and Communication with Contextual and Theoretical Studies. (Part 2) (20 credits)
This unit prepares you for more specialist theoretical study of communication in the design, media and screen disciplines.
Through a mixture of study trips, lectures, workshops, guest speakers and seminars it will help you enhance the concepts and methods which shape the broad discipline of Contextual and Theoretical Studies.