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Visual Arts and Media Level 1 at Bridgwater College

Course description

This one year course is for students with an interest in Art, Design and Media who may want to progress to the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Visual Arts or the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production.

Course content

You will gain experience working in a variety of areas including drawing, general art and design skills and animation as well as learning to use a range of software on Apple Macintosh computers.

 As part of the course you will undertake the following qualifications:

  • Edexcel BTEC Level 1 in Visual Arts
  • BTEC Level 1 in Interactive Media

All work on the programme will be delivered and assessed through a range of projects.

Entry requirements

You will need at least two GCSEs in the C – E range, or an appropriate entry level qualification. One of these qualifications must be in a related subject area.

If you do not meet these entry requirements please see our Entry Level Programmes.


The programme is assessed by a range of methods, which may include projects, assignments, case studies and coursework. Maths and English will be embedded but also tested as part of your study programme.

Future opportunities

You will progress onto the Level 2 Visual Arts & Media course where you can continue to study media, visual art, design and animation before specialising at Level 3.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 16 February 2016

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