This course is designed for 19+ adults. This qualification will allow you to develop skills and experiences that will enable you to pursue a career within the creative industries.

It is designed to engage you with the development of your personal identity through an opportunity to explore a wide range of ideas, techniques, languages and media within art and design.

This course will focus on building both specialist and multi-disciplinary skills, as well introducing you to a range of contemporary art and design, and theory practices.

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • Level 3 Qualification (BTEC Nationals, A Levels, Access course)
  • 4 GCSEs grade A-C(9-4)
  • For mature learners alternative entry requirements can be assessed at interview
  • You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications

This course consists of the following modules:

  • Ideas in Context
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Critical Study in Art and Design
  • Site Specific Art
  • Art, Design and Media Practice within the Digital Environment
  • Personal Development through Drawing
  • Communication with Images in Art and Design
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation (Final Major Project)

You will be assessed via:

  • Project based Assignment Briefs
  • Internal Verifier
  • Internal Examining Board
  • External Examiner

After completion of the HND students have gone onto apply for the second or third year on university courses.

Alternative routes have been straight into employment and freelance/self-employed work as Artists, Community Arts Worker, Teaching, Illustrator, Graphic Designer and other creative industry professions.

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