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UAL Foundation Diploma

UAL Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

The UAL Foundation Diploma at MPW is your route to studying Art and Design at the UK’s best universities. It offers you the opportunity to explore a wide range of art and design disciplines in preparation for your chosen degree. Widely recognised and respected, this qualification is often used to progress to a variety of top creative arts schools and universities, including UAL. MPW London is a UAL Approved Centre for the delivery of the prestigious Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

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Why Choose the Diploma?




Course outlines

The programme will enable you to:

  • understand different perspectives, approaches and ethics within diverse creative practice
  • research, analyse and evaluate relevant information as part of the creative practice
  • understand, adapt and safely use appropriate practical methods and skills for creative practice and production
  • explore solutions to complex problems through the application of practical, theoretical and technical understanding
  • take responsibility for research, planning and time management to access and action progression opportunities
  • use critically evaluative and reflective skills in order to take responsibility for your own learning, development and decision-making
  • effectively communicate and present ideas and creative practice to appropriate audiences.


"We are proud and delighted to announce that MPW London, one of the UK’s best-known providers of bespoke fifth- and sixth-form education, offering GCSEs and A levels, has become a UAL Awarding Body approved Centre to deliver the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design."

University of the Arts London (UAL) Awarding Body

"The creative art department at MPW was outstanding and of immense value to shaping my future."

Honor Hamwee

Grades achieved at MPW: A*A*A* in Photography, Textiles and Graphics


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