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Art and Design - Foundation Learning (Entry Level) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

This course is for those who want a route into the design industry and already have a current portfolio of creative work that shows good drawing and application skills or ability to create digital images, sketches and photographs.
 
Throughout the year you will study a range of disciplines and gain knowledge about contemporary art practice and art history. You will also take part in trips and visits to various galleries and museums, as well as carrying out research on the possibilities of working in the art and design industry. Art and design courses are lively, innovative and train students in both creative and technical aspects of art.

Course content

• Contextual references in art & design
• 3D/2D visual communication
• Building an art and design portfolio
• Working in the art and design industry
• Textiles
• Graphics
• Drawing
• Painting
• Printmaking
• Surface relief
• 3D design, crafts and fine art

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

The next step after completing this course is to progress to Level 1 courses or enter emplyoment.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit www.hopwood.ac.uk, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: APAE3ADFR1

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      By Road: 
      The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 of the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre
      By Rail:
      Rochdale train station, with frequent connections to Leeds, Bradford and Manchester, is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.
      By Bus: 
      The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.