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UAL 3D Applied Design Diploma Level 3 at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET)

Course description

Do you have a flair for making and exploring materials? Are you interested in creatively working with plaster, wood, metal, plastics and glass to create innovative contemporary products and artwork? Do you enjoy making models, set designs for theatre, jewellery, furniture, architecture or interior design? If so this is the course for you.

The course is designed for students who want to develop a knowledge and understanding of practical skills within the ever developing field of 3D design. This course prepares you for work within the design industry, progression onto university or a design based apprenticeship.

The course approach is hands on working in well-equipped, specialist workshop. Production of 3D prototypes exploring a range of materials, processes and ideas is supported by digital design and photography.

Course content

Do you have a flair for making and exploring materials? Are you interested in creatively working with plaster, wood, metal, plastics and glass to create innovative contemporary products and artwork? Do you enjoy making models, set designs for theatre, jewellery, furniture, architecture or interior design? If so this is the course for you.

The course is designed for students who want to develop a knowledge and understanding of practical skills within the ever developing field of 3D design. This course prepares you for work within the design industry, progression onto university or a design based apprenticeship.

The course approach is hands on working in well-equipped, specialist workshop. Production of 3D prototypes exploring a range of materials, processes and ideas is supported by digital design and photography.

Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at C or above including English or maths. Alternatively you will need a Level 2 Diploma in a related subject at a Merit or Distinction grade. You will be asked to bring a portfolio of art and design work to interview to make sure this is the right course for you.

Assessment

The course is 100% course work and you will produce work in 2D and 3D and time based media, research projects, sketchbooks, design sheets, evidence folders and photographs recording processes.

Future opportunities

After completing your Diploma you can progress onto a Foundation Diploma, Higher Education or employment where you could work as a set designer for theatre, jewellery designer, furniture designer, an architect or in interior design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET) directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2018
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    • Sutton Coldfield Campus provides a green and leafy environment for learners to study. The campus includes a state of the art library and learning resource centre, a performing arts theatre, an industry standard design studio as well as laboratory and sports facilities. There are ample parking spaces on site and great transportation links - both bus and train - just 15 minutes from Birmingham City Centre.