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Art and Design BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College

Course description

This course is for students wishing to specialise at a later stage in one specific pathway i.e. Applied & Graphic Design, Fashion/Textile/Surface Design, Interior Design, Architecture, Photography & Film, 3D Design etc. This qualification offers a full and engaging programme for students who are clear about their progression area for higher education or employment. The qualification provides the underpinning knowledge in the Art & Design industry. It also provides a progression route to higher education Vocational qualifications such as BTEC Higher Nationals or related degree programmes.

Course content

This course comprises of 18 subject specific units to be completed over a two year period. Each unit is designed to give the students a wide experience of the different elements within the Art & Design field.
The course units are based on:

Core Units:
Visual Recording in Art and Design
Materials, Techniques and Processes in Art and Design
Ideas and Concepts in Art and Design
Communication Through Art and Design
Contextual Influences

Specialist Projects/Units based on
3D Design and Site Specific Briefs
Photography & Film
Surface & Textile Design
Graphic & Applied Design
Print Making Briefs

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grades A-C (Grade C in Art)
BTEC 1st Diploma in Art & Design

Further information

The students are encouraged, as much as possible to study outside the Campus by working in communication with various galleries and museum’s educational department in London, where they get the opportunity to get feedback and more incentive to progress within the range of creative industries . As part of the BTEC Art and Design program, students are completing an independent project involving visiting a minimum of 4 galleries around London within a week, in November time. The students develop their visit programme independently .

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shooters Hill Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 13 January 2016
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