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Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design at The Vale Academy

Course description

In the 120 credit Art and Design Diploma the course comprises five mandatory units which are:

* 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 in Art and Design

In the 60 credit Art and Design Subsidiary Diploma the course comprises four mandatory units which are:

* 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

These units underpin all other units in the course. These units are worth 40 credits. The additional 20 credits will be gained through the completion of Art and Design specialist units.

It is possible to gain either Double Pass, Merit or Distinction or a combination of these grades. Your final grades will be determined by the number of Pass, Merits or Distinctions you achieve overall.

Entry requirements

It is useful to have taken Art (GCSE or BTEC level 2) or Expressive Arts at GCSE. You will need to have achieved 4 GCSEs at A to C as this is an Advanced course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Vale Academy directly.

Last updated date: 22 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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