Block 1: Introduction and Specialist Studies
Unit 1: Orientation to Study in Design, Media and Screen (20 credits)
This is a diagnostic unit that will offer 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 range of specialist workshops, and will introduce you to all 3 specialist areas at London College of Communication: Design, Media and Screen.
Unit 2: Contextual and Theoretical Studies (Part 1) (20 credits)
The unit prepares you academically to enter the first year of an undergraduate degree at LCC, enabling you to begin exploring the theoretical study of design, media and screen.
You’ll be supported to develop communication skills in a number of both written and spoken formats that are essential for further study at the College.
Unit 3: Specialist Studies: Design, Media and Screen (20 credits)
Halfway through Block 1, you’ll progress to the most suitable pathway, choosing from 3 pathways which reflect the 3 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
Unit 4: Personal Progression Project (40 credits)
Building on knowledge gained in previous units, this unit supports a more independent learning approach, enabling you 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 which will be supported by a visual and written research report.
Unit 5: Contextual & Theoretical Studies. (Part 2) (20 credits)
This unit prepares you for more specialist theoretical study of communication in the design, media and screen disciplines.