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Art & Design (2D and 3D) - Level 3 at College of West Anglia

Course description

The course is designed for students who wish to explore and extend their experience in working in 2D and 3D art.In the first year students will explore and create a range of art work from a range of disciplines.This includes:PaintingDrawingPrint makingTextilesSculpture3DCollagePhotographyComputer generated imageryStudents will be able to try out different materials and processes and explore the many ways artists and designers communicate visual ideas.In the second year, you have the opportunity to extend skills and knowledge with a more specialist focus, leading towards a final major project. The emphasis will be on development, ideas and the creation of exciting and ambitious artwork in order to build an extensive and exciting portfolio.The course includes general observation drawing, art history lectures, short projects, group project work and specialist workshops.

Entry requirements

You will need:5 GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or higher, including English, Maths and a creative subjectOr:A Merit grade in a Level 2 DiplomaEither English or Maths at Grade 4 (C) or higherSubstantial Level 2 vocational qualifications in relevant subjects will be accepted as GCSE equivalent (with the exception of English and Maths).You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


The work on the course is project/assignment based, and assessment is continuous throughout the course. Some units will be subject to external assessment. The units in the first two terms are assessed at pass grade only. The final unit is awarded a grade of pass, merit or distinction. This unit is achieved through a personal proposal and work and decides the overall grade for the qualification.

Financial information

Please see the college website for fee details

Further information

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 19 October 2018
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