Foundation Degree IllustrationWest Herts College
Price on request
- Foundation degree
- Watford (England)
What you'll learn on the course
The programme is suitable for any individual looking for a vocationally biased form of education within the area of Creative IndustriesEntry qualifications
The normal entry requirements for the programme are:
60 UCAS points (including one GCE A level, appropriate specialist national diplomas or equivalent) plus 5 GCSEs at grade C or above.
In addition, applicants will be evaluated against the following criteria:
1. Portfolio of work demonstrating their interest and potential ability
2. Satisfactory academic reference
3. Personal statement
Returning students with alternative or additional experience within art and design or appropriate subject areas will be particularly welcome to apply.
Illustration: the visual communication of texts and concepts. It is client led, being a translation of the client’s requirements, distinguishing it from the often personal work of the Fine Artist. This visual transcription utilises traditional drawing, printmaking, photography and digital technologies.
This two year full-time programme is one of seven titles being offered under the umbrella award of Creative Enterprise Foundation Degree at West Herts College. The programme has been developed and will be administered by the University of Hertfordshire.
Currently attendees on the programme receive a £1,500 College Award which, once setup, will be paid directly into your bank account in two instalments. This Award is not means tested therefore is not related to either you or your parents’\guardians’ income.
The programme addresses the thinking, processes, attitudes and skills that are common to all creative activities. It provides a structure that enables students from a variety of starting-points to develop their own creativity within a context provided by the industries and organisations that utilise this creativity. The creative sector is comprehensively mapped by national, regional and local organisations and there is a common view as to their extent. This largely informs the award titles to be offered in the Foundation Degree programme, namely:
Student work on the programme is generated by project briefs that deliver structured opportunities to meet module learning outcomes, within scenarios that reflect current vocational practice.
Foundation Degree UCAS code
Institution code H36
Course code W220 - Route A
Course code E220 - Route B
Campus code W
The foundation degree integrates academic and work-based learning through close collaboration between employers and programme providers. It builds upon a long history of design and delivery of vocational qualifications in higher education. Foundation degrees are vocationally focused and equip learners with the skills and knowledge relevant to their employment and the needs of employers. The programme also provides a pathway for life-long learning and the opportunity to progress to other qualifications.
The programme consists of a series of modules which are delivered within semesters at HE levels 1 and 2.
Work Based Learning 1A
Skills, Processes and Technologies
Work Based Learning Project
Entrepreneurship and Business Practice