Art & Design

Vocational qualification

In Eccles, Salford

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Eccles, salford

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

The Art Department boasts good resources, which include large spacious studios to work in. There are impressive displays of students' work and students are encouraged to use these spaces during free periods. An end of term Art and Design Show is a great opportunity for students to promote their work and invite guests to come and see what they have produced.

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Location

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Eccles, Salford (Greater Manchester)
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Chatsworth Road, M30 9FJ

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Course programme



Art & Design
The Art Department boasts good resources, which include large spacious studios to workin. There are impressive displays of students'work and students are encouraged to usethese spaces during free periods. An end ofterm Art and Design Show is a greatopportunity for students to promote their workand invite guests to come and see what theyhave produced.

What will I study?
· Unit 1 allows you to experiment with lots ofdifferent media and materials whilstdealing with themes given to you by yourtutors.
· Unit 2 concludes with an externally-set unit. This is the exam unit which takes six weeksto research and the examination lasts foreight hours.
· Unit 3 is also a coursework unit but you willnegotiate the theme with your tutor. As partof this unit you must complete a personalstudy. This is your written work based on influential artists.
· Unit 4 concludes with another externally-set exam question with a 12 hour examination.

How is the course assessed?
The AS and A2 qualification is marked internallyagainst criteria you will be made aware of atthe start of the course. A subject specialistfrom the examination board externallymoderates all of your work.

What enrichment will there be?
Activities can include:
· Trips to galleries and exhibitions.
· Drawing visits outside college.
· Participating in exhibiting work.
· Competition work.

What could I do next?
Higher education opportunities / further study could enable you to progress to a foundation course, leading to degree courses in fashion,textiles, fine art, architecture, product designand many more.
There is a wide range of career opportunitiesincluding cartoonist, costume designer,medical illustrator, exhibition designer, fine artistor graphic designer.

Art & Design

Price on request