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Art & Design UAL Level 3 at Runshaw College

Course description

What will I study?

Over 2 years you will be introduced to a broad range of materials, techniques and processes within a variety of specialist art areas. You will have access to fantastic facilities such as Mac suites, photography studios and darkroom, a 3D workshop, a print room, textiles workrooms and fine art studios. After a broad start to the course, you can then choose to specialise in specific areas such as:

• drawing, life drawing and painting

• 3D design in a variety of materials e.g. wood, metal, ceramics

• art history

• fashion and textiles

• graphic design

• photography involving the full use of the darkroom

• printmaking including silk screen printing, lino and mono-printing

• using galleries and exhibitions to initiate research ideas

What enrichment can I look forward to?

Gallery visits, sculpture park trip, visiting artists and designers, practical workshops, and trips to Manchester and Liverpool for gaining primary research.

Entry requirements

For access to our Advanced Vocational courses, our entry requirements are 5 x grade C equivalent (5 x Grade 4 or C).
For Art & Design specifically, this should include Grade C GCSE in Art (or DT Graphic Products/Textiles Technology).


How will I be assessed?

In a variety of ways: group work, individual work, essay writing, annotation work, presentations, sketchbook work, final outcomes. Over the two years you will complete 18 units, which are assessed internally.

Financial information

No course fees are applicable for 16-18 year old learners who meet funding regulations.

Future opportunities

What progression is there?

You can progress on to university to study a range of courses including: graphic design, animation, games design, concept design, book illustration, theatre design, interior design, photography, to name but a few.

Further information

Please contact the School's Liaison team by phone on 01772 643000 or by email Our website also contains up to date further information on all courses that we offer.

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: 17 May 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: LVEDART

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