What will I learn?

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on an Integrated Foundation Year degree. Taught over four years, these courses include an introductory year to build a solid foundation before you go on to specialise in your chosen subject at degree level. If you're interested in taking on a new subject, or have been out of education for a while, then our Integrated Foundation Year courses might just be for you. These four-year courses include an introductory year to help you build the core skills needed for degree-level study. This is a chance for you to let your imagination run wild and explore your creativity, expand your professional skills and develop enhanced subject knowledge. We'll help you nurture your expertise in problem solving, risk-taking, designing and making as you develop your abilities.Develop expertise and knowledge of drawing by exploring traditional and contemporary approaches to the discipline. Thinking through drawing, you’ll investigate the material and conceptual possibilities of the field and its applications in cultural and professional contexts to develop a drawing language of your own.Falmouth is one of only a few UK universities to offer a bespoke drawing degree and is the ideal location to grow your skills and critical and contextual understanding of this exciting field of practice.You will:Develop technical, design thinking and production skills in your chosen specialism Learn teamwork, leadership and project management skills through a variety of learning environments Develop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills through the development of unique and innovative projects Go on to study your chosen course specialism at degree level Work in our purpose-built, dedicated suite of studios with like-minded peers where you can engage in critical discussions and student-led debatesEngage with Cornwall's unique landscape and heritageStudy a variety of approaches and processes to the discipline, including life drawing, printmaking, etching, digital methods and the moving imageHave the opportunity to take part in a range of informative study visitsHave opportunities to go on a work placement in your second year and make industry connections while exploring the practical applications of drawing in professional contextsHave the chance to exhibit your work throughout your degree. Previous spaces have included Trelissick House, Wheal Martyn Clay Works, Gallery Tresco, R.K. Burt Paper Gallery and ShelterBox Truro

Which department am I in?

The Falmouth School of Art

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£17,460.00 (US$ 23,097) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Falmouth Campus,

Woodlane,

Falmouth,

Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly,

TR11 4RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a recognised Foundation Diploma. Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability. Students will need to meet the same standard which is equivalent to the IELTS Academic 6.0 overall score, with at least 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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