Foundation Degree in Contemporary Art Practice
Aimed at those who wish to add to earlier educational or relevant work experience across a broad range of art, craft and design practice, this Foundation Degree may include painting, sculpture, ceramics, crafts, textiles and photography.
The course covers visual studies, contextual studies, development of critical skills and the skills required to run a small art, craft or design business.
Students have access to the art department’s wide range of resources as well as newly updated cross-college learning resources such as the library and IT based learning.
Investigation, Reflection and Expression
Visual Studies 1
Creativity and Social Context
Introduction to Specialist Pathway: Contemporary Art Practice (work based)
Professional and Contextual Studies 1
Exploring Specialist Pathway 1: Contemporary Art Practice (work based)
Exploring Specialist Pathway 2: Contemporary Art Practice (work based)
Visual Studies 2
Personal Development in Specialist Pathway: Contemporary Art Practice
Professional and Contextual Studies 2
Taking Stock: Planning, Reflection and Practice.
How the course is assessed
Lectures and Tutorials,
Reflective Learning Journal,
Visits to Galleries and Exhibitions.
This course is equivalent to the first two years of a full BA (Hons) degree. Successful students may progress to a BA (Hons) in Entrepreneurship for the Creative and Cultural Industries at Staffordshire University or other Art Degrees dependent on interview.