Art & Design Level 3 BTEC Diploma at Suffolk One
Art & Design is a fascinating, exciting and rewarding way of earning a living, and modern society cannot function without it. This course will involve drawing, historical studies, exploring materials, developing ideas and concepts and visual communication.
Students will explore the following specialist disciplines: Graphic Design; Photography; Animation; Video Installation; Textile Design and Fine Art (Painting, Printing and Sculpture). Visits to national art galleries form part of the curriculum and students will benefit from a residential trip in their first year. Live projects and links with local artists/designers and galleries will enhance the learning experience. A variety of practising professional artists and designers deliver aspects of the curriculum.
5 GCSE A*- C English Language and Art; or a Level 2 BTEC Diploma (or equivalent) in a related area at Merit level.
Throughout the two-year programme, students will complete a range of projects and assignments which will be assessed via portfolios of work. An overall grade is awarded at the end of the course following the assessment of a final major project.
This course is the ideal route into a wide range of design-related degrees or Foundation degrees at university or Art College in subjects such as: Fashion and Textiles; Graphic Design; Fine Art; Illustration; New media or Photography. Students, who wish to enter employment directly, could work in a design-related industry, such as Fashion, Graphic Design or 3D Design.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Suffolk One directly.