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Creative Design and Communication Foundation Degree

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree - FD

  • Location

    Taunton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Degree programme has been written as a sustainable progression pathway into routes of employment or further study at Level 6. For students wanting to enter into employment, the programme will prepare them to succeed in a multitude of creative industries with design at the heart of core values and principles. For example, employment opportunities may exist in areas such as Graphic Design, Product Design, Media Production, Animation, Web based design, Illustration and Publishing. For students wanting to progress on to further study at Level 6, the BA (Hons) one year Creative Design and Communication Top-Up programme offered by University Centre Somerset is a natural progression route. Modules have been written to reflect upon the ever-changing world of design theories and practices with emphasis on Work Based Learning and entrepreneurship vital in developing a student’s confidence and their own personal creative identity. During the programme students will spend time in work placements, transferring the skills they have developed in an academic environment to an industry based one.With an understanding of the skills required to work successfully within the fast moving and stimulating creative sectors, students who study this programme upon graduation will be equipped with the following skills:- A working knowledge of industry-standard equipment and software- A professional understanding of the strength and usage of visual communication- An understanding of how to evaluate a client's needs and to respond successfully to them- Have developed a creative identity enabling one to generate and express one's own personal ideas and beliefs- Experience of working as part of a professional team, gained through group projects and work placements, and through entering national and international design competitions.In addition to our End of the Year Degree Show, students fund raise to showcase their work to industry professionals at events such as D&AD in London in July. Career ProgressionThis programme has been developed as a natural progression route to the one-year BA (Hons) Creative Design and Communication Top-up programme also delivered at University Centre Somerset.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 64

64 UCAS Points from a relevant Level 3 qualification (Art and Design or similar)


University information

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

  • Campus address

    Bridgwater and Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ, England

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