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Art and Design Level 3 Extended Diploma at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

Students on this course experience a wide range of disciplines such as three dimensional design, craft production, graphics and fine art. The course aims to develop the students’ creativity in a range of artistic disciplines enabling them to make informed decisions concerning their future careers. Students have the opportunity of specialising in a subject area of their choosing for the final major project, which enables students to develop skills specific to their career path.

Course content

Students on this course experience a wide range of disciplines such as three dimensional design, craft production, graphics and fine art. The course aims to develop the student’s creativity in a range of artistic disciplines enabling them to make informed decisions concerning their future careers. Students have the opportunity of specialising in a subject area of their choosing for the final major project, which enables students to develop skills specific to their career path. The Media and Performing Art Department is equipped with a variety of specialist facilities and equipment including Photography, art and design studios, as well as Apple Mac Graphics and Multimedia workshops. The Learning Resources Centres are designed to help students by offering information technology facilities, workshops and librariesSubjects: Drawing, Painting, Three Dimensional Design, Graphics, Fine Art, Print Making

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade A*-C, BTEC First Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 2 or Intermediate qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

Assessment

This course is assessed by continual assessment, rather than exams. Students are required to research, plan and produce practical work. All assignments have assessment stages, when the lecturer will help the student to improve their grades. Students requiring any support in producing written work, organising themselves or managing their time have the support of our academic mentors.

Future opportunities

With an Extended Diploma in Art and Design you can progress into employment or on to a range of university courses including craft production, surface pattern, graphic design, fine art and design courses or to our own HND in Art & Design.

Further information

This course is designed to enable you to develop a high level of skills in all aspects of art and design. In order for you to make an informed decision concerning your future education and career choices, advice is readily available. You will also have the opportunity to develop your Functional Skills in English, Maths and IT.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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