Short Course Online

Preparation for Foundation

University of the Arts London (UAL)

30 days
4295 GBP/full
4295 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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The purpose of the Preparation for Foundation course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is to prepare students for the demands of their multidisciplinary Foundation course. The practice-based course is broadly intended to develop practical, critical and verbal skills. 


Students in the Preparation for Foundation programme are introduced to a range of, sometimes new and unfamiliar, design disciplines and their working practices, as well as exploring drawing through a range of approaches. Students will gain confidence and have a better understanding of what is required of them in a teaching and learning environment for full-time study in art and design.

All our online short courses at the University of the Arts London (UAL) include

  • Live online lessons with the same tutors
  • Lesson recordings, for review, so you never have to miss a class
  • Access to the virtual learning environment with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 2 weeks online access to the recordings of the live classroom session

Programme Structure

Subject areas included:

  • Fine Art: Drawing and Painting
  • Graphic Design and Illustration
  • 3D, Product and Spatial Design
  • Fashion and Textiles
  • Design for Theatre, Screen and Performance;
  • Conceptual Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 days

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A short statement (no more the 150 words) outlining your educational qualifications and reasons for applying to this course
  • 15-20 high resolution images of your work
  • An IELTS (or equivalent English language qualification) of level 5.0 or above with at least 4.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Other certificates may be accepted

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4295 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4295 GBP for the full programme during 30 days.
  • National

    4295 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4295 GBP for the full programme during 30 days.


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