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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art + Design at Batley Girls' High School - Visual Arts College

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art + Design

Course content

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art & Design is a 2 year specialist qualification that focusses on particular aspects of Art and Design with a vocational emphasis. The qualification can support further study at Level 3 or future employment within the Art & Design sector.  The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art & Design is broadly equivalent to 1 A Level.  The BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Art & Design is completed in Year 12 and consists of 3 units and is equivalent to 1 AS qualification.  The 3 units covered in Year 12 are, Unit 1: Visual Recording in Art & Design, Unit 2: Materials Techniques & Processes in Art & Design and Unit 12: Computers in Art & Design.  In Year 13 students work towards achieving the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art & Design and cover the following 3 units. Unit 3: Ideas and Concepts in Art & Design, Unit 4: Communication in Art & Design (Final Major Project / Exhibition) and Unit 5: Contextual Influences in Art & Design.  Students are assessed by producing creative and innovative art & design work based upon the achievement of specified learning outcomes. All units are internally assessed. Students are given structured and recorded feedback, focussing on the continual improvement of individual knowledge. 

Entry requirements

Minimum C Grade at GCSE for 
any Art and Design subject.

Assessment

All units are internally assessed.

Future opportunities

In Year 13 students can progress to the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art and Design (Equivalent to 1 GCE A2)  
or use their portfolio to secure employment in the Art and Design Sector.

Further information

Email:  pramsden@batleygirls.co.uk

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: 20 May 2014
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  • Start date: Next September

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