Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art & Design

HNC

Online

£ 9,250 + VAT

Description

  • Type

    HNC

  • Methodology

    Online

Description

If you’re returning to education and looking for a part-time art and design course, then our Access to Higher Education Diploma – Art & Design is the perfect springboard to a degree course or a career change.

Specifically tailored to those entering education after a break, our Access to Higher Education Diploma gives you the chance to explore a range of art and design subjects, whilst balancing other work or family commitments.

Open to anyone over 19 years of age, you’ll study with us for two days a week and have your own dedicated studio space, as well as access to the same facilities as an undergraduate or postgraduate student.

About this course

On this course you’ll develop or rediscover the skills and confidence needed for the art and design world. You’ll be supported by individual tutorials, educational visits, a range of lectures, and opportunities to partake in live briefs and competitions. All staff members teaching this course are either active practitioners or involved in research in their specialist fields, offering you a great opportunity to build relationships and learn directly from experts. Our Access to Higher Education Diploma is fully integrated with our Foundation Diploma and Extended Diploma – so you’ll be working within a wider creative community where you can share ideas, techniques and project concepts.

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Subjects

  • Access
  • Design
  • Art design
  • Art
  • Project

Course programme

Course content - 2017 entry
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3

The first part of your year will be spent delving into different areas of art and design, identifying your strengths and interests.

  • View the course summary from 2016 entry

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course stages
  • Introductory Stage

    You’ll work on a project that covers a variety of disciplines across five pathways – Fine Art, Fashion and Textiles, 3D Design, Lens-based Media and Visual Communication. The aim of this stage is to develop your practical and conceptual skills, as well as introduce you to the broader area of art and design – helping you to identify your areas of strength and interest.

As the year progresses, you'll have more freedom to specialise. This helps you to grow as an artist and determines which creative direction your academic path and future career may lie in.

  • View the course summary from 2016 entry

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course stages
  • Specialist Studies

    Engaging in a single project theme, you’ll specialise in one of the pathways explored in Stage 1, which will further nurture your skills and idea development. You’ll also acquire the verbal and written skills needed to present your ideas effectively and to engage in critical debate.

  • View the course summary from 2016 entry

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course stages
  • Final Project

    Your creative and personal development will be realised by undertaking a final major project of your own choosing, culminating in a final exhibition.

  • View the course summary from 2016 entry

Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change.

Course stages

Access to Higher Education Diploma in Art & Design

£ 9,250 + VAT