The Foundation Studies of MIA strongly emphasizes the understanding and appreciation of art fundamentals and the application of these fundamentals in various disciplines of art and design.
The Department endeavours to nurture the students with a strong foundation for their eventual pursuits in specialized courses in Graphic Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Textile & Fashion Design, Fine Art and Illustration.
As a whole, the main functions of Foundation Studies are
To provide the students with an understanding and appreciation of the fundamental elements and principles of all artistic
expression and the forces inherent in these elements and principles.
To provide training in basic techniques, methods, skills and concepts which are necessary for the artistic growth in the visual and plastic arts.
Duration of Foundation Studies: One Semester
All Diploma students are required to complete their first semester in Foundation Studies except for Diploma in Music.