Online College of Art & Design

Introduction

Making your dreams come true since 2002

Welcome To Art College

The Online College of Art & Design is the UK's oldest online further education college specialising in Art, Design & Media courses; we supported our first student back in 2002. We offer one to one expert tuition across a wide range of both recreational and exam board accredited courses. Study from home around family and work commitments at times that suit you. Study for fun and make new friends or to get to university and creative careers.

We support all kinds of students and organisations; home educated, working adults, employers, schools, local education authorities, disabled, learning difficulties, remote communities and more.

RECREATIONAL

Have fun, discover or develop your confidence & talent

GCSE

First rung of the ladder for those who want eventually to get to university and a creative career

A LEVEL

Second rung of the ladder for those who want to get to university and a creative career

FOUNDATION DIP

Third rung of the ladder for those who want to get to university and a creative career

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

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Foundation Year

Architectural Design Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

The Online Foundation Diploma in Architectural design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to enter the profession of Architecture. [+]

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The Online Foundation Diploma in Architectural design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to enter the profession of Architecture. This exciting course has a strong practical focus, developing not just knowledge and understanding of architectural design and design theory, but also professional design skills. Successful graduates earn a Foundation Diploma qualification that is equal to 3 A Levels and is nationally accredited by one of the UK's largest vocational awarding bodies, ABC Awards.

Equally valuable, graduates achieve a specialist portfolio that expresses their personal brand of architectural design, enabling access to top universities and employment as a professional qualified architectural designer.... [-]


Art & Design Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

This Online Foundation Diploma course will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of art and design and get you into University and the creative careers. If you are provocative, intensely passionate, endlessly creative, unconventional if you have something to say then do this course. [+]

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This Online Foundation Diploma course will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of art and design and get you into University and the creative careers. If you are provocative, intensely passionate, endlessly creative, unconventional, if you have something to say then do this course.

This transformational course is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to enter the profession of Artist or Designer. This exciting course has a strong practical focus, developing not just knowledge and understanding of fine art, cultures and expressive art theory, but also professional skills. Successful graduates earn a Foundation Diploma qualification that is equal to 3 A Levels and is nationally accredited by one of the UK's largest vocational awarding bodies, ABC Awards.... [-]


Fashion & Textiles Design Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

The Online Foundation Diploma in Fashion & Textiles Design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to be fashion or textile designers, footwear designers, stylists, make-up artists, fashion photographers, buyers, journalists and managers. [+]

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The Online Foundation Diploma in Fashion & Textiles Design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to be fashion or textile designers, footwear designers, stylists, make-up artists, fashion photographers, buyers, journalists and managers. This exciting and transformative course gives students the skills they need, providing them with unique insights into the dynamics of this ever-evolving industry.

This stimulating course has a strong practical focus, developing not just skills, knowledge and understanding of cultures, design and design theory, but also the development of challenging ideas that provoke conventional fashion and create a dazzling and beautiful future today.... [-]


Fine Art Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

This Online Foundation Diploma in Fine Art will reveal who and what you are! If you want to know then study this practical highly expressive course. If you are provocative, intensely passionate, endlessly creative, unconventional if you have something to say then do this course. [+]

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This Online Foundation Diploma in Fine Art will reveal who and what you are! If you want to know then study this practical highly expressive course. If you are provocative, intensely passionate, endlessly creative, unconventional if you have something to say then do this course. If you want something less personal and more about skills and design in painting and drawing study the art and design foundation diploma.

This transformational course is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to enter the profession of Artist. This exciting course has a strong practical focus, developing not just knowledge and understanding of fine art, cultures and expressive art theory, but also professional skills. Successful graduates earn a Foundation Diploma qualification that is equal to 3 A Levels and is nationally accredited by one of the UK's largest vocational awarding bodies, ABC Awards.... [-]


Graphic Design / Illustration Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

This transformative course has a strong practical focus so if you love branding, design, typography and the dynamic ever-changing language of visual communication, you'll love this course. We will introduce you to the role of the professional graphic designer / Illustrator. [+]

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This transformative course has a strong practical focus so if you love branding, design, typography and the dynamic ever-changing language of visual communication, you'll love this course. We will introduce you to the role of the professional graphic designer / Illustrator. You will enjoy exploring a range of concepts and practices related to design, branding, advertising and applying them to real-life project briefs. You will be taught by industry experts with extensive experience and industry contacts. You will receive unlimited face-to-face, one-to-one tuition empowering you to excel and produce a superior highly original portfolio of designs that will attract the attention of top universities and employers.... [-]


Illustration Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

This stimulating course has a strong practical focus, embracing a broad range of approaches and media, across contexts such as editorial, illustration, or sequential narrative. [+]

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The Online Foundation Diploma in Illustration is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to be Illustrators. This exciting course gives students the confidence and skills to create fluent, individual and highly creative illustrations for their portfolio.

This stimulating course has a strong practical focus, embracing a broad range of approaches and media, across contexts such as editorial, illustration, or sequential narrative. All this is further underpinned by contextual studies and the development of students' professional persona and identity.

Successful graduates earn a Foundation Diploma qualification that is equal to 3 A Levels and is nationally accredited by the UK's largest vocational awarding body, ABC Awards.... [-]


Interior Design Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

The Online Foundation Diploma in Interior Design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to enter the interior design professions. [+]

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The Online Foundation Diploma in Interior Design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to enter the interior design professions. This exciting course has a strong practical focus, developing not just knowledge and understanding of interior design and design theory, but also professional design skills. Successful graduates earn a Foundation Diploma qualification that is equal to 3 A Levels and is nationally accredited by the UK's largest vocational awarding body, ABC Awards.

Equally valuable, graduates achieve a specialist portfolio that expresses their personal brand of interior design, enabling access to top universities and employment as a professional qualified interior designer.... [-]


Photography Foundation Diploma

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Stevenage

This stimulating and transformative photography course will empower you to enter the profession of photography. It will shape your identity as a photographer who possesses the confidence and skills to challenge the contemporary practice. [+]

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This stimulating and transformative photography course will empower you to enter the profession of photography. It will shape your identity as a photographer who possesses the confidence and skills to challenge the contemporary practice. Our expert tutors will teach you the technical skills necessary to expand your ideas through a set of course projects, from analogue to the latest digital technologies. Our one-to-one face-to-face unlimited tuition will help you to develop a highly personal and original conceptual approach to your practice and complete the programme with a superior portfolio as well as the professional knowledge to launch your career in photography or continue in education to university.... [-]


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