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Art and Design Level 1 BTEC Diploma at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This course is equivalent to three A-levels. You will be able to progress to full degree courses in Medical or Forensic Sciences; Nursing; Audiology; Biomedical and Microbiological Science; Psychology; Pharmaceutical sciences; Paramedic science and Nutrition.

Course content

This course is designed to develop the skills necessary to progress onto a Level 2 Art and Design study programme at Tresham including: • Art and Design • Graphic Design • Photography • Fashion & Textiles You will be taught by our experienced team in well equipped design studios and, at the end of the year, you will work on a personal project of your own choice.

Entry requirements

A range of GCSEs at E-G including English and preferably maths or equivalent OR an Entry Level course with good grades and evidence of ability to achieve at a higher level.


Continuous assessment takes place throughout the course.

Financial information

You will be expected to buy your own drawing materials (drawing pads, sketchbooks, pens and pencils). You will also be expected to contribute towards two or three trips costing approx. £15 each.

Future opportunities

Level 2 study programme in Art and Design and related subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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