Art and Design - Foundation BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
The Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is the nationally respected qualification required by most established art schools for entry to Higher Education study and is the ideal bridge between A-level or Level 3 study and Undergraduate Art and Design study at University.
If you would like to join some of our previous Alumni at top Art Schools such as: Goldsmith’s, Chelsea, Wimbledon, Glasgow, Leeds, Edinburgh, Manchester and Newcastle this is the course for you.
Our experienced lecturers, many of who are practicing Artists and Designers with regional , national and international experience, will encourage you to explore the world of Art & Design in an intense and experimental way.
Drawing will remain a core focus to all study, including analytical, experimental and life drawing, however the course will also develop around your own specialism as you move towards a final term, public exhibition.
Subject areas include:
- 3D Design
- Fine Art
- Life drawing
- Art history and contextual studies
Minimum of 1 A Level (or equivalent) plus 3 GCSEs at Grade C including English plus portfolio of work. Mature learners with relevant experience will be considered on the basis of a portfolio of work.
After successful completing the BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design students can progress onto further study in the higher education sector, including graphic design, packaging, multimedia, film and video, film and animation, fine art painting/sculpture/media, interior design, architecture, media and cultural studies.
Student may also decide to stay with Yorkshire Coast College and study for BA (Hons) Fine Art at our renowned Westwood Campus.
Following futher study, former Art & Design learners have gone on to successfully take their creative skills out into the workplace, establishing some of our region’s most dynamic businesses and starting exciting careers as Fashion Retailers, Web Designers and even as Practicing Artists themselves.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.