*Applications for September 2024 are now open. 

This is a full-time course that will take one year of study to complete, with college attendance spread over four days per week. 

If you are aged between 16-18, the course will be free. For those aged 19+, please call us on 0161 666 8215 for up to date fees and loan information. 

Application deadlines and interviews will take place as follows: 
Round one - Interviews held from mid-March 
Round two - Interviews held from May

The course is designed to provide you with a thorough and comprehensive experience of art, design, and media experimentation to prepare you for Higher Education and future employment within creative visual disciplines.

The course is ideal if you want to learn new art skills and experience a variety of art specialisms and do not have the appropriate level of studio experience or knowledge to be accepted onto an undergraduate programme; have had a break in education and wish to return to study; or if you are unsure of which pathway is best suited to your artistic goals and abilities. The course is perfect for you if you would like space to explore your own artistic inclination with guidance and support to discover which route is best suited to your abilities including graphic design, illustration, fashion design, fine art, history of art, photography and 3D design. 

Please download our information booklet for more information about the course. 

To apply for this course, please complete the form below:

Application Form

Additional Information for this course:

Guidance and Information Booklet

Application Form Guidance

To request a hard copy of the application pack, please call the Admissions Team on 0161 6668215 or email HEadmissions@asfc.ac.uk.

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Start Date: September 2024
Cost: Prices vary - please call 0161 666 8215 for details
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