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Art and Design (Level 3 BTEC Diploma) at Barking and Dagenham College

Course description

The main areas of study are: 2D which includes: drawing, painting, graphic design, (designing magazine and CD covers, textiles and printmaking. 3D which includes: Model making, product design, sculpture, mask making, fashion and textiles. Over the course of the year students will study eight practical based units, covering all the above areas and topics: 2D and 3D Communication Working to Fashion Design Briefs Working to Textile Briefs Working to 3D Design Briefs Contextual references in Art and Design Explore and Develop Art and Design Ideas Produce an Art and Design Outcome Working with 3D Design Craft Briefs The above units will be delivered by means of project work and will give students basic hands on knowledge of a range of vocational areas within the field of art, design, fashion and media. By the end of the course students should have built up a portfolio of work demonstrating a wide variety of skills and techniques. There will be opportunities to visit exhibitions, museums and galleries and be involved in art and design competitions.

Course content

The main areas of study are: 2D which includes: drawing, painting, graphic design, (designing magazine and CD covers, textiles and printmaking. 3D which includes: Model making, product design, sculpture, mask making, fashion and textiles. Over the course of the year students will study eight practical based units, covering all the above areas and topics: 2D and 3D Communication Working to Fashion Design Briefs Working to Textile Briefs Working to 3D Design Briefs Contextual references in Art and Design Explore and Develop Art and Design Ideas Produce an Art and Design Outcome Working with 3D Design Craft Briefs The above units will be delivered by means of project work and will give students basic hands on knowledge of a range of vocational areas within the field of art, design, fashion and media. By the end of the course students should have built up a portfolio of work demonstrating a wide variety of skills and techniques. There will be opportunities to visit exhibitions, museums and galleries and be involved in art and design competitions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barking and Dagenham College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016
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  • Start date: Next September

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