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Art & Design: Digital Media Edexcel AS & A Level at Ifield Community College

Course description

  • Unit 1 - Personal investigation unit (Themed)
  • Unit 2 - Externally set assignment (10 hours)
  • Unit 3 – Personal investigation (written personal study with practical outcome)
  • Unit 4 – Externally set assignment (15 hours)
Compulsory elements for each unit:
  1. Experimentation and development of 2D/3D and digital media
  2. Proposal for final outcome
  3. A3 sketchbook studies
  4. Final major outcome
Compulsory elements to support above units:
  1. Work Journals – A4 or A3 sketchbook format to record a range of visual design and written information.




Course content

Subject Links:
Photography, Design Technology, English, Information and Communication Technology, Theatre Studies and Science.

Entry requirements

To study a Level 3 subject the prospective student must have at least 5 GCSE A*-C grades including a C in English Language and Mathematics. 

Financial information

The Art Department will provide work journals at a cost of £5.00 each.
Students will need to provide themselves with a range of personal graphic media and resources to undertake independent work at home and at college. It is expected that students will make maximum use of the 6th form art room when not in timetabled lessons.

Future opportunities

Many students will progress to a one year foundation course prior to university application for specialist art and design courses. Potential career opportunities include; Interior Designer, Graphic Designer, Photographer, Make up Artist, Animator, Illustrator, Advertising, Teaching and Theatre / Set Design.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016

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