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Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media

Astor College continues to run the ABC Level 3/4 Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media, following the success of its first year.


This is a one year, post A level course. Students must be 18 years old in the year of application.


There are 8 mandatory units, explored through 3 stages, Exploratory, Pathway and Confirmatory. Students must achieve a Pass in all units to achieve Level 3 and reach Level 4 criteria at Pathway and Confirmatory to achieve an overall Level 4. The overall qualification is graded at Pass/Merit/Distinction.


The course enables students to decide on a specialist area within Art & Design that they wish to pursue. They will build a Portfolio of work which they require for application interviews for degree courses.


The course runs from September through to late June, culminating in an exhibition of work produced during the Confirmatory Stage.


For entry to this course students must have a minimum of 2 A levels, one of which must be in Art and Design. They will also need to show a Portfolio of Work for interview.


There are no course fees and all materials will be provided.


For further information or to request an interview please contact John Horne, Assistant Principal, Astor College.