Getting Into Art & Design Courses
Getting Into Art & Design Courses
Getting Into Art & Design Courses

Getting Into Art & Design Courses

James Foster & Greg Ioannou
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ISBN: 9781911724001

The ultimate guide to securing your place at university to study art, design or architecture.

Now in its 13th edition, Getting into Art & Design Courses is packed with detailed advice and up-to-date information to guide you through the decision-making process and help you prepare a strong university application.

This practical and comprehensive book will lead you through every stage of the process, including:

  • What to consider when choosing the right course and university for you
  • Support on preparing a winning UCAS application
  • Advice on putting together a portfolio of your work
  • Information on what to expect at interview and tips on how to shine
  • First-hand advice from admissions tutors, students and industry professionals
  • Features a chapter dedicated to architecture with specific personal statement advice

MPW Guides explain the complex procedures for getting into higher education. Written by acknowledged experts in a clear and concise format, they go beyond the official publications to give would-be students straightforward, practical advice on how to secure a place on a course of their choice.  


Published: 01 April 2024
Edition: 13th
Length: 136 pages
Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.6cm
Weight: 245g

About the authors

James Foster James Foster graduated from the University of the Arts London with a BA in Fine Art in 2016. He has since offered university application and portfolio consultancy to aspiring art students and has taught art at secondary school level. At MPW he offers extracurricular one-to-one tutorials for art students.

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Gregoris Ioannou Greg Ioannou graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts in Greece with a First-class BA (Hons) in Fine Art and went on to receive an MA in Painting from the University of the Arts London. He is the Head of Creative Arts Department and the Course Leader for UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at MPW College. He is a practising artist and a set and costume designer for theatre.

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