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Art and Design BTEC Diploma Level 3 at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich

Course description

This course is for those interested in continuing their studies in Art, from either Year 11, or the BTEC Extended Certificate in Year 12.

Learners must complete five Mandatory units, and enough other units to cover 720 hours. This requires doing another six or seven units. It is studied over 12 periods a week.

The Diploma takes 2 years, and carries the same number of UCAS points as two A Level GCEs.

Entry requirements

Students require a Merit grade in Level 2 Art and Design, or a grade C in Art GCSE.


There are no exams, as it is all based on coursework.

Future opportunities

Progression to Higher Level courses in Art and Design is normally through application to a foundation course at Art College, before applying to a degree course in a specialist area. Studying Art and Design for its own sake develops transferable skills, which can take you into employment. Success at this level requires determination and dedication.

Future Pathways include: Graphic Design; 3D Design (for example ceramics); Fashion, Fine Artist, Illustrator

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2015

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