The course is for students who wish to study a broad-based course leading to a specialism in this field. It is a practical course supported by written research into related historical and contemporary Art & Design movements and practice. It is an ideal course for those aiming to progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design.
Students study 6 units over one year. There is one compulsory unit which explores the work of artists and designers along with further units including 2D, 3D, photography, graphics, textiles and fine art work.
A range of GCSEs at grades 3/2. A keen interest in Art and Design, either through previous study or independent work evidenced by a portfolio, needs to be demonstrated.
The course will prepare you for further study at Level 3. Careers in the Creative industries include practical fine art and design making, to illustration, interior design, architecture, art direction, film, television, animation, teaching, and gallery administration and curating.