Within the UK, it is standard for those students intent on studying Art and Design at university to complete a one-year Art Foundation course after doing A-levels and before beginning a degree.

The new fast-track Art pathway in Oxford will give you the chance to complete both A-levels and Art Foundation course in just two years.

Not only will it save you time, you will also be able to focus earlier and more intensely on your specialist area of study.

How it works


Complete two Art and Design related A-levels in Year 1.


Complete your Art and Design Foundation course in Year 2.


Begin your Art and Design degree at university after just 2 years.

The programme

  • Focus solely on Art and Design from the outset
  • Complete 2 Art and Design A-levels in Year 1 (choose from Photography, Fine Art and Graphic Design)
  • Spend Year 2 completing the Art and Design Foundation
  • Do all your university preparation in one place, no need to change schools.
The Pathway

Art at Kings Oxford

  • Dedicated art studio located in the heart of Oxford.
  • Bright and modern with excellent facilities.
  • iMacs with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Photography equipment.
  • Reference library.
Art in Oxford
"I really enjoyed the time preparing my portfolio at Kings. I liked my working journey, the changing ideas and was really pleased with my final outcome. This portfolio brought me to Leeds and helped me to get a scholarship here."
University of Leeds

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The Kings Admissions Team