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Art and Design: Graphic Communication A Level at Burnley College

Course description

Art and Design: Graphic Communication is a practical choice which will challenge students’ image making skills, inventiveness and research ability. Students will be expected to explore both traditional and digital approaches to Graphic Communication, working in 2D, 3D and time based formats.

This programme is suitable for people who enjoy working with two and three dimensional art forms and have passion for art and communication. Students will study how to communicate messages through the organisation of images and words, working with a range of materials and processes.

Students will have access to a suite of iMacs, Mac Books, Scanners, Cameras, Graphics Tablets, Photographic Dark Room, Art Studios, and print making facilities.

Entry requirements

To take four AS Levels in Year 1 (leading to three or four A Levels in Year 2): At least six GCSEs at grades A to C, including both English and Maths. To take three AS Levels in Year 1 (leading to three A Levels in Year 2): At least five GCSEs at grades A to C, including both English and Maths. A minimum of Grade C in GCSE Art or GCSE Design Technology: Graphic Design. GCSE Design Technology: Resistant Materials is not a sufficient qualification alone. In exceptional circumstances we will consider students without the GCSE who have a portfolio of design work demonstrating real capability in the area.

Future opportunities

This course enables progression to university study and into careers within visual communication such as: Advertising, Illustration, Packaging, Typography or Interactive Media.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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