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Art & Design (General Foundation) BA (Hons)

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Art & Design General Foundation course at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design provides you with an understanding of art and design practice and helps you to identify which of our specialist courses is right for you:- Animation BDes (Hons)- Art & Philosophy BA (Hons)- Fine Art BA (Hons)- Graphic Design BDes (Hons)- Illustration BDes (Hons)- Jewellery and Metal Design BDes (Hons)- Textile Design BDes (Hons)The focus of the first year of this course is centered on learning independence and finding your individual path. It also develops your practical skills and critical thinking. You will undertake a diverse range of projects throughout the first year, that will each offer different challenges and opportunities. The course content will help you to decide on your choice of Honours degree specialism for the remaining three years of your course.Our six studio spaces are large and bright, encouraging the sharing of ideas in a social, collaborative atmosphere. You will spend the majority of your time on studio-based activities learning fundamental skills. The dedicated staff team will encourage you to think in different ways, supporting your learning and your transition into an Art School environment.Your studies in the studio are complemented by a full programme of lectures, one day per week throughout both semesters. These lectures offer a contextual insight into how art and design has developed through history and contemporary practice, as well as learning more about the individual subject specialisms offered by our degrees.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : CCC - BCC

including art and design or a related subject and an appropriate literate subject

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    173 79%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    23rd

    44
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    66th

    44

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