- Course Level: AS Level
- Duration: 2 Year
- Start date: September 2012
- Qualification: AS or A Level in Art and Design
- Awarded By: WJEC
Introduction to course
The Art, Design and Photography Department has a dynamic atmosphere where creative work is supported by facilities from the traditional to the high-tech and high quality staff with a variety of specialist backgrounds. The department encourages independence, ambition and theoretical and practical rigour through the study of Art, Design and Photography. You will be expected to buy an art kit which will contain the essential equipment you will need for your independent art work.
This course will help you develop your Art skills of Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Photography and New Media and Sculpture. You will be required to develop your theoretical and historical understanding of Art and Design practice and demonstrate, through your written work and practical work, how artists' concepts and techniques have influenced and/or informed your own ideas. You also be required to learn and apply the formal elements and principles of Art and Design within your own work.
A satisfactory portfolio of work which should be brought to interview and enrolment as well as obtaining a grade C or above in Art or a related GCSE. A BTEC in art and design may be accepted if your portfolio is good.
Where the course lead
The course gives you a stimulating experience that will provide you with a quality portfolio of artwork. You can progress onto a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, to University, or into employment that offers training in varied aspects of creative industries. N.B Most Art Schools and Universities offering BA (Hons) courses for Art and Design subjects will expect students to have studied on a one year Foundation Diploma before applying.
This course combines well with
Photography, English, Psychology, Media Studies, Philosophy, Sociology.
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