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Orientation to Study Design, Media and Screen

University of the Arts London (UAL)

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This Orientation to Study Design, Media and Screen course from University of the Arts London (UAL) will enhance your knowledge and skills in design, media and screen ready for further study or to help you with your career development.


Key Features

This Orientation to Study Design, Media and Screen course from University of the Arts London (UAL) provides a broad introduction to creative practice in all 3 specialist areas at London College of Communication: Design, Media and Screen. Taking this interdisciplinary approach will give you the opportunity to explore and consider which specialist subject is most suited to your talent and potential.

Across 4 hours a week, you’ll build your core understanding of common design, media and screen theory, develop subject-specific and transferable skills, and gain the knowledge necessary for further study.

The curriculum is delivered by flexible online practice. We use a variety of technologies to enhance your online learning experience including Moodle, Evernote, Zotero and Trello. This format enables you to identify your strengths and interests in a personalised learning environment.

This Open Course has been designed to give more people access to this creative unit without having to commit to a full-time degree. Taught entirely online, it gives you the flexibility to enhance your skills across these 3 disciplines in a format that fits around your lifestyle. As a member of a global online community, you will have the opportunity to share experiences and cultural perspectives, building valuable connections with peers from across the world.


Upon successful completion, you will receive an accredited level 4 certificate of achievement.

Programme Structure

  • This unit will introduce you to the learning culture on your course through practical projects and assignments. 
  • You’ll examine and interpret research material visually and demonstrate this understanding to inform project outcomes that are appropriate to set workshops and assignments.

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General requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are as follows:

  • Minimum requirement one GCE A Level (or equivalent) at grade C or above (preferred subjects include English, History, Media, Business, Art and Design, or other subjects within Social Sciences)
  • Plus three GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)
  • Or a previous degree or relevant professional experience or qualifications.
Alternative qualifications and experience include:
  • International Baccalaureate Certificates – two at ‘Higher Level’ and one at ‘Standard Level’ - all Grade 4 or above
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma in Art and Design
  • Pass at Access to HE Diploma
  • Pass, Pass, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Equivalent EU or Non-EU qualifications
Additional application requirements:
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio

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