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Interior Art & Design A Level at Itchen College

Course description

This is a course for those interested in interior design.

This course is for you if...

...you are interested in the interior design industry and wish to pursue a career in this field. You must have the aptitude for the formal disciplines of design as well as creative flare.

Taking this course also allows you to become a part of our Creative Arts Academy. 

Course content

The research of art movements will form the basis of this course allowing the opportunity to reflect, be inspired and motivated to ‘develop’ own personal concepts.

You will learn how to research according to brief requirements producing inspiration boards and experimenting with a range of alternate paint and decorative effects.

You will study a range of formal design applications such as floor planning and wall elevations working on scale drawings.

You will learn to construct prototypes according to design concepts.

Challenging briefs will result in:

  • Home bedroom design
  • Commercial space design
  • Stage set design
  • Gastro - the restaurant
  • Entertainment - the night club
  • Community - local outdoor event

You will need to be focused and committed on this course. Prepare for challenging tasks and tight schedules but with insight and initiative work will prepare you for university and apprenticeships.

Entry requirements

Grade 9-4 in English and Maths and three or more GCSEs at grades A*-C, preferably including Art at grade C (or a portfolio of creative work).

Additional guidance is available at interview. 

Assessment

40% controlled assessment 60% coursework

Future opportunities

This course is recognised by UCAS and will aid progression on to university or provide ample evidence of ability for apprenticeships.

Further information

Opportunities exist to develop and enhance your assignments on local and international trips. London, New York, Paris, Rome and Venice are a few of the trips our students have been on in the past.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 August 2016

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