Access to Higher Education (Design and Fine Art) at Coleg Sir Gar
- The course is taught by friendly and experienced staff
- Support, guidance and regular feedback are provided in personal tutorials to encourage and motivate students who may initially lack confidence in the classroom
- Students study key skills in communication and IT as well as units in their chosen area of specialisation
- Drawing and Painting
- 2D Design
- 3D Design
- Contextual Studies (History of Art)
Access courses are aimed especially at mature students wishing to prepare for higher education. Access courses may however accept students from the age of 16. They offer a second chance to students without formal qualifications or to students wishing to change career direction. In this course, a range of art disciplines from drawing and painting to 2D and 3D design and studying history of art topics are encouraged and developed. On successful completion students achieve a nationally recognised access to higher education diploma (equivalent in value to two A levels or a foundation course in art and design or a national diploma in art and design).
No formal qualifications are required but entry is subject to interview.
Each module will be assessed through a combination of assignments, seminars, presentations, formal essay work and group discussion. Students may be assessed, and write their assignments in Welsh or English.
Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to apply for a degree courses in a related subject area.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.