Art, Design & Media - Return to Study
Are you a mature student interested in a career in or pursuing study in the areas of Art, Design, Media, Journalism or Performance, but lack the Level 3 formal qualifications to apply for this degree?
Why study with us
- This free programme supports applications to courses in Art, Design and Media.
- Over the course of six weeks, you will be supported and assessed against the entry requirements and be eligible to apply for Year 0 or Year 1 of one of the degree pathways.
- This programme offers a taster of what the creative industry has to offer and introduces the study skills required for a degree in our any of the Art, Fashion, Design and Media programmes or a year on the Art & Design (Foundation Entry).
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What you'll do
- The programme introduces students to key concepts important to studio practice in the fields of Art, Design, Media, Journalism and Performance.
- Over the course of six weeks, you will be supported and assessed against the entry requirements and be eligible to apply for Year 0 or Year 1 of a degree in the area of Art, Design and Media.
- You’ll develop and enhance your confidence, self-awareness and interpersonal skills whilst also gaining an insight into what it would be like to study for an undergraduate degree.
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During the Return to Study Entry Programme, individuals will be able to apply onto a range of courses within the areas of Art, Design, Media, Journalism and Performance.
There are no specific entry requirements, applicants will be assessed on the basis of a personal statement which must be submitted as part of the application for consideration. This programme is only available to UK/Home students.
Applicants are required to submit a personal statement for consideration. Any applications submitted without a personal statement can not be processed.
Fees and funding
This programme is free of charge.
However, we recommend consideration of the cost of continuing into a full-time degree as students with existing financial commitments will need to consider the different modes of study, support, financial options that exist.
This course is based in the School of Arts and Media located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries
For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information
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