Katie Johnson, Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies, UCA Maidstone

Our courses cover all areas of creative practise, enabling our students to identify their strengths and interests and to develop their full potential as creative individuals. Whether you are planning to be the next Karen Millen or Tracey Emin, our courses will ensure you set yourself on the right path. The School of Further Education stretches across all UCA sites and is one of the largest of all of the schools at the University.

Our courses:

UCA Canterbury
Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art & Design
Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies
Extended Diploma in Art & Design

UCA Epsom
Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies
Diploma in Art & Design
Extended Diploma in Fashion Business & Retail*

UCA Farnham
Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art & Design
Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies
International Foundation in Art & Design

UCA Rochester
Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art & Design
Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies
Extended Diploma in Art & Design
Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology
Extended Diploma in Production Design for Performance & Events*

Access Diploma, Canterbury

The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art & Design course is your springboard to a degree or career change and gives a broad introduction to art and design tailored specifically to the needs of students returning to education after a break.

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Access Diploma, Farnham

The Access course is your springboard to a degree or career change and gives a broad introduction to art and design tailored specifically to the needs of students returning to education after a break.

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Access Diploma, Rochester

The Access course is your springboard to a degree or career change and gives a broad introduction to art and design tailored specifically to the needs of students returning to education after a break.

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Diploma, Epsom

Equivalent to two A levels and designed to be taken after GCSEs or level 2 Diploma, this level 3 course is a one year full-time practical course, which offers a comprehensive and creative introduction to a range of art and design activities.

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Foundation Diploma, Canterbury

The intensive one year Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies, accredited by UALAB, allows you to explore the many areas of art and design before choosing an area in which to specialise, making it the ideal preparation for entry onto a degree course.

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Foundation Diploma, Epsom

The intensive one year Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies, accredited by UALAB, allows you to explore the many areas of art and design before choosing an area in which to specialise, making it the ideal preparation for entry onto a degree course.

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Foundation Diploma, Farnham

The intensive one year Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies, accredited by UALAB, allows you to explore the many areas of art and design before choosing an area in which to specialise, making it the ideal preparation for entry onto a degree course.

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Foundation Diploma, Rochester

The intensive one year Diploma in Art & Design - Foundation Studies, accredited by UALAB, allows you to explore the many areas of art and design before choosing an area in which to specialise, making it the ideal preparation for entry onto a degree course.

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Extended Diploma, Canterbury

Equivalent to three A Levels, the Extended Diploma is a level 3, two year practical course. During the early stages of the course you experiment with a variety of materials and techniques, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, film and visual studies.

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Extended Diploma, Rochester

Equivalent to three A Levels, the Extended Diploma is a level 3, two year practical course. During the early stages of the course you experiment with a variety of materials and techniques, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, film and visual studies.

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Ex. Dip. Creative Media Production...

This practical course at UCA Rochester allows you to experience a range of digital media techniques and processes, concentrating on the skills you need for your chosen area of study and developing your creativity as well as ability in communicating your ideas and opinions with confidence.

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Extended Diploma in Fashion...

The two-year Extended Diploma in Fashion Business & Retail at UCA Epsom will provide you with an introduction to the business and retail world of fashion taught in a university environment.

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Extended Diploma in Production...

The two-year Extended Diploma offers a single route in design for performance and a wider range of productions and events.

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International Foundation in Art &...

The course is specifically designed to prepare international students for undergraduate study at UCA. It helps you to develop your practical skills, contextual awareness and study skills, enabling you to become confident and well prepared for undergraduate study.

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Graduate Diploma: Art & Design

This is a specialist course for international students wanting to study art and design at postgraduate level in the UK. It enhances your practical skills and increases your confidence to continue onto a UK creative arts course.

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