This course will teach you how to produce a portfolio of work which is required when applying for undergraduate courses in architecture.
Highlights include drawing and sketching, visits to current London exhibitions, as well as the basic tools and techniques to present your portfolio with confidence.
During this four-day intensive course you will be guided by architecture and foundation year tutors from The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design (The Cass) to produce a portfolio of work that can be used as the basis to apply for further study at university level.
The course will focus on understanding spatial observation and interactions within the built environment.
The course includes:
The aim is to develop techniques, improve skills and gain confidence in both observed and experimental drawings and representation.
This course is appropriate for school and college-level students and is structured for 16 to 18 year olds. It will also support those preparing their AS or A level portfolios who have a specific interest in architectural, interior and three-dimensional design. This course does not require prior knowledge of architecture or design but basic skills in drawing and observation would be useful.
"I feel the course really helped give me an advantage with my university portfolio."
"It helped me to gain a better understanding of what the architecture degree would consist of."
"This course taught me how to draw quickly and gave me the confidence to sketch in public."
"This course exceeded my expectations – the level of detail was very good."
On completion of this course you will be guaranteed an interview for one of our related BA courses or degrees including foundation year at The Cass after you've applied via UCAS.
|Course dates||23 November - 14 December 2019|
|Length||Once a week over 4 weeks|
|Day and time||Saturday, 11am to 6.30pm|
|Maximum class size||15|
A 20% discount is available for:
If you're eligible for the 20% discount, please contact us before booking.
In addition to the course fee there may be additional charges for materials.
The following tools and materials may be useful during the course:
Please note, the deadline to book a place on one of our short courses is one week before the start date. If you have missed the deadline, please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Please select when you would like to start: