This exciting and challenging one-year course will prepare you for applying to highly competitive degree courses. The course is structured in three parts, each building upon your learning and experience. Pathways in the following subjects can be selected in term 2: fashion design, textile design and communications. You will be encouraged to learn through exploration and discovery and develop an understanding of a variety of processes and concepts. The practical nature of the course is underpinned with historical and contextual studies, visits to museums and galleries, lectures and project work.
Entry Requirements
Students for foundation diplomas are normally expected to possess four GCSEs, grade 4 or above, including English & Maths. Other relevant equivalent qualifications are considered on an individual basis.
Students are requested to attend an interview with a portfolio of current work.

On successful completion most students continue their studies on university degrees. We have 100% success rate in placing students on the most prestigious courses in the UK and beyond, including Central Saint Martins, Westminster, Kingston, London College of Fashion and Royal Academy, Antwerp.
For further information contact Course Director Sue Baker, s.baker@kcc.ac.uk

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

This challenging one year foundation course will build on the skills you bring to College. It will give you the knowledge, breadth, intensive preparation and quality of work necessary to compete for a place on a wide variety of specialised BA/FdA university courses in Art & Design. The diagnostic nature of the foundation course will help you to discover and develop your strengths, and choose your preferred area of specialisation. These are Fine Art, Visual Communication, Fashion / Textiles and 3D Design.The course, which is unit based, has three stages; Exploratory, Pathway and Confirmatory. The course culminates with a Final Major Project, which generates a self-directed body of work for the end of course exhibition. Contextual studies and Art History are integrated and you are required to produce two pieces of written work. The course allows you to develop individuality, experiment with new ways of creative and visual thinking, explore the breadth of possibilities within art and design in two and three dimensions and pursue a sustained investigation into your chosen specialism.

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

Fee concessions may be available depending on your individual circumstances

Higher National Certificate (HNC) Photography provides a broad introduction into a wide range of photographic practices. It is a level 4 course, which is equivalent to the first year of a degree course. The course offers an overview into professional practice, editorial and commercial photography. HNC can be used as a stepping-stone to place you in a very strong position to continue to study at a higher level such as HND or degree level or even a Masters at a later date.
It is a part time course, which will run for two years. Over the two years you will build on your knowledge by studying a number of different units. Some units are more theoretically based which contextualise different photographic approaches against a background of historical and political relevance. Other units explore more practical aspects of photography such as studio lighting, digital postproduction, analogue photography and professional development. A well-equipped studio, black and white darkroom and digital facilities support the course. The broad variety of units will allow you to discover the area of photography you are particularly passionate about and the HNC team will offer the support and career guidance to enable you to pursue that passion professionally.
In order to do this course you will need to have completed, or have knowledge equivalent to a level 3 Photography course. Throughout your journey you will be urged to work independently, while our experienced photographic team will continuously support you.

This one year programme includes a series of projects designed to develop students’ creativity and build on existing millinery skills. With a strong focus on design development and specialist couture techniques including hand-shaping, block-making and theatrical millinery. Contextual studies, visual studies and professional practise add breadth to studio work, alongside tutorials, workshops and lectures.
The course involves a series of projects which will build on existing skills in millinery and develop creativity. There is a strong focus on design and specialist couture techniques, including theatrical millinery, hand-shaping and block making in millinery and headdresses. Learning from successful commercial milliners, you will also create work for a prestigious exhibition, held as part of the College’s annual end-of-year arts shows.

COURSE CONTENT
– Visual Communication
– Ideas Generation and Development
– Contextual and Cultural Referencing
– Professional Practice
– Project Design and Implementation
– Design Method and Application
– Fashion Collection Realisation
– Theatrical Millinery
– Summer Millinery
– Commercial Millinery
– Felt Millinery
– Blockmaking
– Final Collection

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

Course content
Our HND Photography course is a stimulating one-year full time course that will enable you to meet the needs of the contemporary creative industries. It will allow you to develop as a professional self-reflecting individual, and will equip you with the skills to adapt to the rapidly evolving world of photography.
Emphasis throughout the year will be on refining your research skills, analytical thinking and conceptual development, whilst exploring contemporary photographic practices. You will be working with medium and large format cameras using advanced lighting techniques in our well-equipped photographic studio to develop your ideas and photographic style. You will have the opportunity to explore analogue photography and darkroom printing, as we believe that these skills form an excellent foundation for understanding photographic principles. As digital post-production is an essential skill for any practicing photographer, you will be entirely supported and greatly encouraged to enhance your pre-existing skills.
At the end of your studies you will have the opportunity to exhibit a body of your photographic work and to promote yourself in your chosen pathway. Throughout your journey you will be urged to work independently, while our experienced photographic team will continuously support you.

Applying for this course
Applications for this full-time HE course must go via UCAS: www.ucas.com
The code for this course is 002W.
Kensington and Chelsea College’s provider code is K14.

Entry requirements
The Higher National Diploma (HND) at level 5 is equivalent to the second year of a degree course. Applicants should have previously completed an HNC program.

Progression
Upon successful completion, you can seek to enter employment/self-employment in photography and related professions. Alternatively, you can progress to the final year of a BA degree at a university offering this option.

This course offers a broad introduction into professional practice, editorial, commercial and fine art photography. The HNC can be used as a stepping stone to higher education, placing you in a very strong position when applying for undergraduate degree or even post graduate studies at a later date.
Over the year you will build on your knowledge by studying a number of different course units. Some units are more theoretical and will contextualise different photographic approaches against a background of historical and political relevance. Other units explore more practical aspects of photography such as studio lighting, digital postproduction and analogue photography. The broad variety of units will allow you to discover and explore the area of photography you are particularly passionate about. The HNC team will provide the support and career guidance to enable you to pursue that passion professionally.

Units:
Professional Practice
Contextual Studies
Individual Project
Techniques and Processes
Lightning for Photography
Photographic Practices
Darkroom Techniques
Visual Narratives

Applications for this full-time HE course must go via UCAS: www.ucas.com
The code for this course is 046W.
KCC’s provider code is K14.

From 3 February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College are part of Morley College London.
The course you are applying for will still:
• run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
• retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

By clicking Apply Now, your application will be directed to the Morley College London application form and will be processed by the central admissions team.

The course enables students to pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, sculpture, video and printmaking in an exciting one-year programme, equivalent to Year 1 of an art school degree.
Emphasis throughout is on developing creative and technical skills through research and studio projects. There is an opportunity to show work in exhibitions.
“The programme is contemporary in feeling, fostering high achievement and strong individuality… the highest achieving students producing ambitious, conceptually and formally rigorous work.” Chris Hunt, External Evaluator.
Tutors are practising artists including Greg Rook, Erika Winstone, Jane Eyton and others.
The studios contain personal work spaces and a range of tools and equipment. You will need to carry out independent research at home and visit galleries.
You will need to buy your own materials and equipment including sketchbook and 2 research folders. All students make a contribution to the costs of mounting course exhibitions.
Projects have deadlines and assessments take place throughout the year. Your grades will be discussed with you and written feedback given.
Progression
Many of our students successfully apply to Fine Art degree study or direct to post-graduate study. Progression into employment includes as technicians, studio artists or gallery assistants. Further study at KCC includes the HND in Fine Art and then the Fine Art BA top-up. Our students have progressed to major London art schools including Goldsmiths, Central St. Martins, Wimbledon and other prestigious colleges.
Entry Requirements
Applicants are expected to have completed a Foundation course in Art & Design or have equivalent experience. You also need a good level of written English and basic computer skills. At interview you will need a substantial portfolio of work and a recent example of your written English eg. an exhibition review.
Applications for this course must go via UCAS: www.ucas.com
The code for this course is 001W.
KCC

The Higher National Diploma Fine Art, Level 5, part time course runs one day per week over two years and is the 2nd year continuation of the Higher National Certificate, Level 4. This course is equivalent to the 2nd year of an art school degree.

The HND specialises in Fine Art and works to develop each student’s individual practice. Students can pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, video and printmaking. Students often access to enrichment classes and other courses within the college e.g. photography, ceramics and life drawing.

Tutors are practising artists and include: Greg Rook, Erika Winstone, Jane Eyton, Matthew Kolakowski and others. Specialist tutors within the college also contribute to the course.

Underpinning the course are units in Contextual Studies (contemporary art context) and Professional Practice.

Emphasis throughout is on acquiring and developing creative and technical skills through research and studio projects.

There is an opportunity to show work in four exhibitions during the course.

Good sized on site storage space, flexible, bookable work spaces and lots of tutor contact.

All students have a personal tutor who will offer advice, guidance and feedback and steer you through the processes of applying to HE or progressing further.

The course consists of 6 units.