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Foundation in Design

The Foundation in Design programme offers a broad-based scope for exploration and experimentation that will enable students to become independent thinkers, creators or designers. Students are exposed to topics / projects which will allow them to become creative thinkers and find practical applications that can be translated into working ideas and designs.

The programme also enables students to develop a range of practical skills and fundamental knowledge in relation to art & design, preparing them for smooth progress to a design degree of their choice.

 

Program Highlights

  • Pathway to a quality UK Design Degree
  • The curriculum covers broad theoretical and practical design skills
  • Teaching and learning is supported by experienced lecturers, ensuring a smooth progression to degree studies
  • Specialist lecturers who are also design professionals
  • Experiential and innovative learning via Project-based Learning
  • The programme and curriculum emphasise multi-cultural perspectives
  • Design-driven learning environment with state-of-the-art facilities
Subject Listing

Year 1

  • 2D & 3D Design Process
  • Critical Studies
  • Design Communication 1
  • Design Communication 2
  • Design Principles
  • English Language 1
  • English Language 2
  • General Studies
  • History of Art & Design
  • Portfolio Design
  • Self-Development Skills
  • Skills for Creative Thinking
  • Design Project

Entry Requirements

SPM – A minimum of 6Bs including mathematics

or

Other equivalents education level

Assessment

Coursework and assignments 40% – 60%
Written examination 40% – 60%

Intake

January, May and August