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Art and Design BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Cleveland College of Art and Design

Course description

This course offers students wide ranging opportunities to explore a diverse range of career options within the creative industries. It is best suited to students who are still unsure of a specific area of study. It encourages individuality to allow the student to explore a wide range of artistic skills and experiences allowing students more time to experiment and consider their creative career options.

Current students are encouraged to take an individual approach towards their assignments which are designed to challenge their creative thinking and uniqueness.

Students explore 2D, 3D, textiles, ceramics, digital art and mixed media approaches, promoting individual growth as well as collaborative working practices which will result in a professional portfolio of work.

Live projects allow students to experience potential professional careers. Projects have included ‘Circus’ with outcomes ranging from performance art, costume design, illustration and 3D installation for an exhibition, ‘Graffiti’ projects resulting in a spray painted skate park and designing children’s toys which were sold in Topshop, Metrocentre. In addition to this, students will learn how to use computers as design and drawing tools, explore working in the community and art education and experiment with both 2D and 3D outcomes. Students benefit from a number of educational visits to explore local and regional artistic talent, meet clients who provide live briefs, work closely with schools and the community on projects and enjoy working in a creatively charged studio with likeminded people.

Entry requirements

A minimum of four or more GCSEs at C or above including maths and English at appropriate level, plus portfolio of work.*

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course gives the qualifications and skills required to progress on to a broad range of degree courses such as fashion, textiles, production design, arts management, graphics, costume, illustration or photography

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cleveland College of Art and Design directly.

Last updated date: 01 March 2016
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