Accessibility links

Art and Design (Graphic Design) UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma at Doncaster College

Course description

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design (Creative Graphics and Media) is a one year top up programme. When combined with a previously achieved L3 diploma, it will be equivalent to 3 A levels.

This course will take you on a journey to develop a greater sense of independence and creativity, extending and refining your existing skills within the graphics amd media sector.

You will have the opportunity to work on live briefs, meet clients and oversee design projects.  There will be an emphasis on portfolio building to help you create a strong creative portfolio, ready for University, an Apprenticeship, Industry or whatever your next step might be within the Creative Industries.

This course will help you build the confidence and portfolio you need!

Course content

​The course is made up of practical and theory projects and workshops giving learners the opportunity to expand their horizons within the field of Creative Graphics and Media. Assignments on the course vary in timescale depending on the nature of the project.

Entry requirements

​This course is only suitable for learners who have successfully completed a L3 Diploma in Art and Design as well as their allocated functional skills qualification. A satisfactory reference is also required.


​Functional skills are embedded throughout the course, you may be required to take an exam and/or complete a portfolio to achieve these.  The course is assessed continuously with critiques at the end of each project.

Future opportunities

​Previous students have gone on to study Graphic Design or Media at degree level.

Opportunities exist to enter the Creative Industries at a Junior Level but further study would be recommended to achieve employment in many job roles including iall areas of graphic design, marketing and the creative media industries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Doncaster College directly.

Last updated date: 06 April 2016
Provider logo

Key information


  • More information
    • The Hub offers a wide variety of higher and further education courses at the state-of-the-art site.

      In addition, we have conference rooms, lecture theatres, a restaurant and many more facilities suitable and bookable for external use.