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Art and Design - Fine Art BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Hull College Group

Course description

This 2 year programme is studio-based and practice-led,  bringing together a wide range of media including painting, sculpture, digital media, photography, print, ceramics and glass and drawing.

Practice and theory are integrated, helping students understand the contexts that shape and frame contemporary art practice.

Students will be helped with development through on-going dialogue with their tutors and will receive inductions into the processes and facilities available in the College’s studios and workshops, with specialist technicians on hand to offer support.

Course content

• Drawing, including Life Drawing
• Oil Painting
• Printmaking
• Research and Theory
• Digital Media, Adobe Suite

All students will partake in all of the elements of the Study Programme which include:

  • Vocational Studies
  • English and Maths*
  • Additional learning goals
  • Individual learner reviews
  • Work experience
  • Directed Personal Study

Additional vocational work will be set for students to work on in studios as Directed Personal study, outside of the above timetabled sessions. Hours per week for this Study programme are between 16hrs and 30hrs.

Each student has an Individual Study programme package dependant on previous qualification achievements.

* Dependant on previous qualifications, Maths and English are mandatory requirements for all students who have not achieved Grade C or above in GCSE.

Additional learning goals will be studied dependant on individual students previous English and Maths achievements.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at grade C or above, English and Maths requirements discussed at interview.

Future opportunities

Successful completion will create opportunities for students in Higher education or employment. A variety of degree level programmes and creative apprenticeships are available.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 April 2016

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