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National Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3) (MAJOR) QAN 603/0447/9 at Orchards Academy

Course description

The qualification has been developed in consultation with employers, and HE representatives have also been involved to ensure the content is appropriate for those planning to progress to employment after further study.

The qualification is designed for post-16 learners who want to study art and design related degree courses at higher education. Learners gain knowledge and understanding of visual communication and the creative process to develop their creative voice. Learners develop an understanding of the importance and influence of the work of artists and designers to develop and realise their creative intentions. They produce a portfolio of art and design work to support progression to higher education.
The course is made up of 13 units of which 7 are mandatory and 4 are externally assessed. Mandatory content (66%). External assessment (42%). Optional units allow learners to gain knowledge in areas such as fashion, textiles, graphics, photography, 3D studies and fine art.


Entry requirements

5 GCSE's at Band 4 and above including English and Maths

How to apply

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Last updated date: 30 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: Major

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