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Level 3 in Art & Design at MidKent College

Course description

With creative skills in high demand there has never been a better time to move onto higher-level study in art and design. This course will help you do that. You will have the opportunity to experiment in a wide range of specialisms to help you decide which career you are most suited to, with activities including sculpting, photography, graphic design, animation and more.What activities are available to you will depend on what campus you are studying at. You will also gain inspiration from visits to galleries and museums, and have the chance to showcase your own coursework at the department’s end-of-term exhibition.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and maths at grade 4 or above.

Future opportunities

On completion, many students choose to take a degree in one of the many art and design subjects available.A huge range of career opportunities may then become available to you in industries ranging from animation and fashion design to furniture restoration, glass blowing, video game design and everything in between.

Further information

> The course is delivered in a variety of ways including demonstrations, practical workshops and tutorials> There are also opportunities to take part in workshops run by external practitioners, for example in life drawing or printmaking> Overall performance will be continually assessed and a major formal assessment will occur at the end of each term> This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

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: 08 November 2017
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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.