This one year course is the equivalent to three AS levels and leads onto the one year Extended Diploma (top-up). Students who successfully complete this course will automatically be rolled over onto the extended Diploma and do not need to apply online.
The programme typically runs for a minimum of 15 hours a week.
Pathways may include: ceramics, fine art, photography, fashion and computer aided design in a modern, well-equipped studio.
MODULES MAY INCLUDE:
Mandatory module may include:
Unit 1 Art in Context
Optional Units may include:
Unit 10 How Artists use 2D materials, techniques and processes
Unit 16 presenting and exhibiting Art
Unit 23 exploring photographers as artists
Unit 24 Digital image creation
Unit 32 Art and design illustration
Unit 36 corporate and branding design
Unit 41 3d art and design work
Unit 60 Fine art drawing
Skills areas studied may include:
- Fine Art
- 3D design (such as sculpture and ceramics)
- Computers in art and design
- Contextual Studies
You will also exhibit your work as part of the course alongside other courses
within the creative department. You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be
involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your