Art and Design

Art, Design and Media

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About the course

This course will give you the knowledge, understanding and competencies required for gaining employment in the creative industries or for progressing to Higher Education in a related-subject.

It will provide insight into the many different roles and disciplines available in the sector and focuses on the practical and theoretical skills needed to become a creative professional. The course will also teach you to promote yourself to employers.

The course has good links with industry and can provide you with opportunities to gain real work experience.

What you will study

  • Screen printing

  • Printmaking

  • Photography

  • Illustration

  • Typography

  • Life Drawing

  • Painting

  • Costume Design

  • Mix media design

  • Promotional work within the arts industry

  • Contextual studies

  • Mixed media design

  • Self promotion

  • Creative Suite

  • Final major projects and exhibitions

  • Functional skills in English and maths

This course also provides you with excellent enrichment activities that include field trips to influential European cities, art galleries in London, universities and art schools as well as being able to get involved in organising and running charity events.


  • Assessment is through coursework and assignments.

Entry requirements

  • This course leads directly from successful completion of the Art and Design Level 3 90 Credit Diploma

Costs and loans

  • The Advanced Learner Loan is available for this course
  • Course and material fee £60

Moving forward

  • Employment in Creative industries

  • Higher National Diploma or Degree course at university

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