Art and Design (Fine Art) UAL Extended Diploma Level 3 at New College Nottingham
This course is accredited by the University of the Arts London awarding body, Europe's largest specialist arts and design university.
This course is perfect for anyone who has a talent for art and who wants to develop an interest in fine art in all its forms. You will be someone who is serious about pursuing a career in the creative industries.
Huge high-ceiling art studios, fantastic equipment and access to workshops and tuition led by professional artists, are just some of the perks of studying art at ncn. You’ll also visit national galleries and curate your own studio-based art show at the end of your first and second year.
This course consists of the following:
Year 1 - Full UAL Diploma equivalent to 1.5 'A' Levels
Students will develop the knowledge, skills, understanding and confidence required to work independently and to direct their own learning. Students will cover a broad range of areas including the following:
- Life drawing
- Craft & decorative arts
Projects often link to live briefs and competitions.
Year 2 - Full Extended Diploma equivalent to 3 'A' Levels
Students will have the opportunity to explore art and design areas of their choice, leading to their final major project and a portfolio of work for university or employment. Students will also be involved in an annual studio-based art show.
You must have ONE of the following:
- Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design, Fashion or Media at merit, plus GCSE English and/or Maths at grade A*-C
- 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C, including Art, Design or Textiles and English or Maths
- Equivalent qualifications - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE Maths and English
A portfolio of art & design work is also required. Applications from mature students are welcomed.
Adults 19+ who have industry experience BUT do not have the necessary qualifications can be invited in for interview.
All full time further education courses are free for UK and EU residents who are between 16 and 18. If you're 19 or over please click here for information on how we can help with fees and speak to one of our friendly advisors on 0115 9 100 100.
Continuous with final assesment points at the end of year 1 and year 2.
You can progress onto the Art & Design Foundation Studies course or onto higher education in a variety of art specialisms.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.