Art and Design - Fast Track to Degree

Course Code: VA1FE97


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Start DateLocationDuration
01/02/2021University Centre18 WeeksApply

Course Overview

This Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design will provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to degree level study in art and design.

The course provides an opportunity for those with an interest in the visual arts to explore, develop and test creativity, and provides a supportive transition from general to more specialised study.

You will develop a portfolio of work supporting progression into a range of higher education courses.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above including English and Maths.

Relevant industry knowledge and experience may be accepted in place of academic qualifications.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Art and Design

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will be working on practical assignments where you will be producing art and design work, with a wide variety of techniques, materials, and methods.

In addition you will be given the opportunity to investigate experimental approaches to your work, combining traditional and digital methods. You will be expected to research, plan, explore, develop, produce and then evaluate and reflect on your ideas.

The primary teaching method is specialist workshop based demonstration and experimentation which is supported by individual and group based projects and briefs.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions