University of Derby Year Zero

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University of Derby Year Zero

University of Derby Year Zero

You’ll gain the fundamental knowledge, critical awareness and practical skills which are essential for all Arts students. Our emphasis is on building your confidence and fostering your creative potential. Supported by a dedicated team of professional staff, you’ll learn in a stimulating studio environment where you can explore and experiment with materials, processes and ideas.

The Year Zero route provides a smooth transition to degree courses in the Arts disciplines at the University (see list in ‘about this course’). Ours is the most comprehensive programme of its kind in the Midlands.

Information for international applicants

Applying for an undergraduate degree

Entry requirements

The way UCAS Tariffs are calculated is changing in 2017. The entry requirement below reflects this change.Read more about these changes.

September 2017 Typical Entry Requirements
UCAS Points 64 (up to 16 from AS levels)
Specific Subjects Required? N/A
Interview / Portfolio / Audition Required? Selection is based on a portfolio interview.

Portfolio Advise

Use our UniPoints app as a guide to calculate your UCAS Tariff points, search for courses and check entry requirements for 2017 and beyond.

Our entry requirements for this course should be read together with the University’s general entry requirements, which details subjects we accept, alternative qualifications and what we’re looking for at Derby.

Selection is based on a portfolio interview: