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Art and Design UAL Extended Diploma Level 3 at Bradford College

Course description

The Level 3 Extended Diploma qualification is designed for students who want to study art and design full-time and develop the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding through a variety of art and design disciplines to enable progression to Higher Education study of their chosen discipline.

You will also learn to critically review and evaluate the effectiveness of methods, actions and results of your work.

A variety of disciplines Art and design disciplines will be covered such as Fine Art, Graphic Design, Fashion & Textiles Design, Interior Design, 3D Design and Photography. A Major Project at the end of the year allows for specialisation within the disciplines to allow for more in depth knowledge and sophisticated understanding of a specific area.

Taking responsibility for research, planning and time management will enable you to become a more independent learner, a key requirement in Higher Education, and will support you in developing your portfolio on your chosen discipline for progression to degree level study and selection of work for the End of Year Show.

There will be opportunities to engage in external projects and competitions. Your experience will be enriched through visits to local galleries and exhibitions and may include visits to locations such as London, Liverpool and Newcastle.

Course content

Through project briefs you will develop a critical and contextual awareness of different perspectives and approaches with art, design or related subject of study or work. You will also develop how to research analyse and evaluate relevant information and ideas in order to develop creative solutions.

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design builds on the skills, knowledge and understanding developed on the Level 3 Diploma and will extend your experience by further developing practical methods and skills for creative production. You will learn to solve complex problems through the application of art, design or related practical, theoretical and technical understanding.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade C including English language and Mathematics:

An art, design or related subject or equivalent Level 2 qualification in an appropriate subject.

A portfolio of art, design or related work.

You should be aged 16+

For the Extended Diploma Level 3 course you must have successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design.

Further information

For further information please visit our website or contact our admissions department on 01274 433333.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 January 2016
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