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Art, Craft and Design AS/A Level at Bury College

Course description

In AS Level and A Level Art, Craft and Design you will work in the area of 2D Fine Art plus at least one of the following areas: Textile Design, Graphic Communication, Three-Dimensional Design or Photography. You may explore overlapping areas and combinations of areas in order to develop your art and design skills to an advanced level. As part of your studies, you will explore a range of creative skills leading to results further developed in your best area. You will be encouraged to work in a variety of different media as stated in the individual subject areas. You will also have the opportunity to visit galleries.

Entry requirements

To take four or more AS subjects in your first year and carry through to at least three full A Levels in year two, you need six GCSEs at grades A*-C, including two subjects at grade B. These need to include grade A*-C in Art or a Design subject and grade A*-C in English. If you are entering with a grade C in Art, or with a Design subject, you may be required to attend extra drawing classes to improve your drawing skills.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 January 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.