Art and Design - Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
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 program 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 program 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
5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C including English or Merit/Distinction in a relevant subject at Level 2, with Functional Skills in English and Maths. You will be asked to bring examples of your work when you come for interview.
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design is an ideal route for students looking for places at universities and colleges and careers in the creative industries. Alternatively, you could expect to be employed in the creative industries at junior level. You will have access to a range of career and further/higher education opportunities. Students can progress onto specialist programmes at Degree, Higher National Diploma, or Foundation Degree level. You will be advised and supported in your University UCAS application with help on appropriate routes and portfolio preparation.
Following further 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.