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Art & Design BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at West Cheshire College

Course description

Do you have artistic flair and want a career that makes the most of your talents? This course could be your next step. It will give you the opportunity to gain experience working in a variety of specialist areas and prepare you in the best possible way for work and/or Higher Education. You’ll expand your skills and creativity by trying your hand at fashion and textiles, graphics, 3D design and crafts, fine art and photography, before choosing a subject to specialise in for your second year. Importantly, you will develop a strong portfolio of work. External visits to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park or to such places as Tate Liverpool, Manchester City Gallery and the Clothes Show Live play a vital part in expanding your knowledge and ensuring you can make contacts in the industry. On the first year of the course you will be enrolled on the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma and upon successful completion you could progress to the 2nd year of the BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design.

Course content

You’ll expand your skills and creativity by trying your hand at fashion and textiles, graphics, 3D design and crafts, fine art and photography.

Entry requirements

A portfolio of previous work and four GCSEs at grade C or above (preferably to include English and Art) or successful completion of a Level 2 programme including English and maths. Applicants not meeting the criteria but with a strong portfolio of art work will also be considered.

Assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the programme.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 May 2016
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