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International Foundation in Art and Design

INTO Manchester in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,356

Course Accredited By

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Pathway Programme
Leads to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree.
Preparing students for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects within the fields of Art, Design and Media at Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Key information

  • Students spend the majority of time on campus in the studio at Manchester School of Art at Manchester Met.
  • Access to University's specialist art and design workshops and studios.
  • Participate in interactive seminars given by speakers from the art and design community.
  • Taught by practicing artists and supportive teachers at INTO Manchester.
  • Field trips include Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Whitworth Art Gallery and London's Tate Modern.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • September 2023

Standard Course Requirement
Age requirement 16
Academic requirements

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Applicants will need to submit a small portfolio of six pieces of work (plus a personal statement). Three of the pieces of work provided as part of the portfolio must be observational drawing.

English language entry requirements

  • 3 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Additional information

  • Guidance for portfolio submission: applicants for this course will need to submit a portfolio.
  • Portfolio Requirements: at least 6 digital images of previous work, of which 3 should be observational.

Other items that may be submitted include:

  • original photography
  • sketch books
  • original computer-generated imagery
  • photographs of three-dimensional work
  • evidence of sketching which shows the development of own artwork or design
  • annotated work.

Students must also submit a statement of up to 250 words. They should try and include the following subjects:

  • area(s) of Art and Design that interests them
    why they want to join the programme
  • key influences i.e. other artists or designers that inspire them
  • indication of how much Art and Design training they've already completed
  • which degree they would like to progress to.
  • Portfolios should either be attached to the application or, if externally hosted, a web link should be provided to the hosting site.

Extended Course Requirement
Age requirement 16
Academic requirements

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language entry requirements

  • Portfolio Requirements: at least 6 digital images of previous work, of which 3 should be observational.

Other items that may be submitted include:

  • 4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Additional information

  • Guidance for portfolio submission: applicants for this course will need to submit a portfolio.
  • original photography
  • sketch books
  • original computer-generated imagery
  • photographs of three-dimensional work
  • evidence of sketching which shows the development of own artwork or design
  • annotated work.

Students must also submit a statement of up to 250 words. They should try and include the following subjects:

  • area(s) of Art and Design that interests them
  • why they want to join the programme
  • key influences i.e. other artists or designers that inspire them
  • indication of how much Art and Design training they've already completed
  • which degree they would like to progress to.
  • Portfolios should either be attached to the application or, if externally hosted, a web link should be provided to the hosting site.

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