The course is made up of two semesters and develops your English language, academic, research and study skills, knowledge of visual and cultural contexts and critical and analytical abilities in relation to your chosen area of interest.
An interdisciplinary teaching approach supports students with a range of different qualifications and previous experience.
Creative Art and Design 1: Exploration
You will learn about the practice and the process of exploration of creative problem solving in relation to both your specialist focus and the broader creative industries in a global context. This will involve peer discussions and debates with the purpose of problem solving, critical questioning and self-reflection. These learning processes will help to inform and lead you to a series of creative solutions that will enable you to explore the transformation of information into knowledge.
Design and Visual Culture with English for Academic Purposes
In this unit you will examine traditional and current ideas in the development of design and visual culture within a contemporary context. The debates during the unit will help you explore the relationship between the types of narratives and the social and cultural identities that can in part be determined by the objects, texts and images that we produce and experience.