Full Time Art & Design - BTEC National Diploma

BTEC

In Abingdon

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    BTEC

  • Location

    Abingdon

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Start date

    Different dates available

This exciting programme of visual study gives you the opportunity to explore a full range of approaches to art and design. As well as extending your skills in drawing you will learn to use a wide range of equipment and many new materials and processes. You will work on a number of experimental and industry related project briefs that introduce you to the Apple Macs, print making studio, 3D.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Start date

Abingdon (Oxfordshire)
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Wootton Road, OX14 1GG

Start date

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

About this course

You must be able to show recent work in sketchbooks and a portfolio and satisfy one of the following requirements in addition to a successful interview: • 3 GCSEs, grade C or above and an art and design related GCSE at grade B or above • A relevant Intermediate GNVQ or First Diploma at Merit or above.

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Subjects

  • Design
  • 3d training
  • Materials
  • Art design
  • Drawing
  • Art
  • 3D
  • Project
  • Industry
  • Full Time
  • Oil Painting
  • Lighting

Course programme


BTEC National Diploma in Art & Design Yr1 of 2

  • Subject area:Art & Design
  • Course type:Full time



Course description
This exciting programme of visual study gives you the opportunity to explore a full range of approaches to art and design. As well as extending your skills in drawing you will learn to use a wide range of equipment and many new materials and processes.
You will work on a number of experimental and industry related project briefs that introduce you to the Apple Macs, print making studio, 3D studio, photography, fashion and textiles.
Core units involve:

  • Drawing
  • Materials and processes
  • Contextual understanding
  • Ideas and concepts
  • Visual Communication

In year one you will also have the opportunity to complete a Level 2 qualification in drawing and painting and develop your key skills.
Year two allows you to specialise, plus gain the confidence and the skills necessary, to make a successful university application. There is a broad range of specialist units. Depending on which pathway you choose you will access:

  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Fashion
  • Textiles
  • 3D Design
  • Illustration
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Professional Practice
  • Photography
  • Film and Video
  • Product Design

During the last part of your second year you will be working on a final project. The work produced from these units will then go into a professionally produced end-of â€"year exhibition.
Throughout the course you will receive specialist advice and tutor support on portfolio presentation and preparation for university and job interviews. You will also learn about professional art and design through visits to museums, galleries, design studios and work experience. There is also an overseas trip. Previous places visited include New York and Italy.

Final award
Edexcel (BTEC) National Diploma in Art and Design

Entry requirements
You must be able to show recent work in sketchbooks and a portfolio and satisfy one of the following requirements in addition to a successful interview:
• 3 GCSEs, grade C or above and an art and design related GCSE at grade B or above
• A relevant Intermediate GNVQ or First Diploma at Merit or above.

Additional information

*Students aged 16-18 will not be required to pay the full course fee, in most cases your fee will not exceed £150. Please contact us if you need more information regarding fees for full-time courses.

Code Campus Duration Start date Day(s)
PFAC101P Abingdon Campus 2 year Sep 2010 Everyday

Full Time Art & Design - BTEC National Diploma

Price on request