Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art and Design. Prospectus Code (FTB49a) Barnstaple. Length of Study. Length of Programme - either 1 year full-time - 12.5 hours per week or over two years part-time - 7 hours per week. Entry RequirementsCost. There will be a studio fee of 90.00 per year and costs for external visits. The Programme. The aim of this course is to open doors to study for applicants.
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Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art and Design
Prospectus Code (FTB49a) Barnstaple
Length of Study
Length of Programme - either 1 year full-time - 12.5 hours per week or over two years part-time - 7 hours per week
There will be a studio fee of 90.00 per year and costs for external visits
The aim of this course is to open doors to study for applicants who do not have the specific A-level qualification pre-requisites that they normally need to enter a degree programme. There are many reasons why this course may suit you; you may be a student who has completed some qualifications and can show the right level of skill and maturity for this programme, you may be a mature applicant and have not studied A-levels but possess a wealth of work and experience in art or design
The Programme Content
This Access to Higher Education Diploma course can be studied as a Level 3 programme or as the first step towards a Foundation Degree at North Devon College awarded by the University of Plymouth. The Diploma is integrated to progression onto your degree in art, design or craft, so you could be a student working towards a Foundation Degree from day one. All you have to do is to complete the programme successfully and you will progress towards the course in your area of interest - Ceramics, Fine Art or Illustration. The course provides a broad programme of study that includes core modules and more specialist modules that will enable you to progress to the degree of your choice. It will also include Study Skills modules related to art and design.
Progression / Careers
Students will progress onto our Foundation Degrees in either Ceramics, Fine Art or Illustration upon successful completeion of the Access programme. Some students may wish to seek employment in the creative industries and others may seek to establish self-employment as an artist, designer or craftsperson