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Art and Design Foundation, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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In the Art and Design Foundation programme at the Oxford Brookes University, you will engage with a wide variety of creative approaches. Introductory workshops across our facilities provide a solid foundation in each medium.

The programme has many specialist facilities including:

  • printmaking
  • graphics
  • video editing
  • photography
  • 3D design

Learning and teaching

We use a wide range of teaching and learning methods including:

  • group learning
  • practical workshops
  • seminars
  • one-to-one tutorials
  • visits to museums, galleries, studios and libraries.

As well as organised visits to exhibitions, we also expect you to keep up with current events in art and design in Oxford, London and elsewhere.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fine Art
  • 3-Dimensional Design
  • Fashion/Textiles
  • Visual Communication.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 80
  • A Level: BB
  • IB Points: 27
  • GCSE: GCSE Maths and English grade 4/C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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