Full Time BA (Hons) Applied Arts for Enterprise (Top-up)

In Middlesbrough

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Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Middlesbrough

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

BA (Hons) Applied Arts for Enterprise will appeal to any student who has an interest in pursuing a career in the applied arts. You will gain experience using three specialist media; textiles, jewellery and ceramics. The programme will provide you with the opportunity to further explore potential markets by creating products collections within the field of Applied Arts.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Middlesbrough (North Yorkshire)
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Green Lane Linthorpe, TS5 7RJ

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Course programme


UCAS codes
CLEVE C71
W900

Duration
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Location
Church Square, Hartlepool

General overview
BA (Hons) Applied Arts for Enterprise will appeal to any student who has an interest in pursuing a career in the applied arts. You will gain experience using three specialist media; textiles, jewellery and ceramics. The programme will provide you with the opportunity to further explore potential markets by creating products collections within the field of Applied Arts.

In the Minor Project Module you will work across the three art forms of ceramics, jewellery and textiles, and increasing emphasis is placed upon independent learning, reflection and evaluation.

The Final Major Project Module gives you the opportunity to work in depth using all skills and abilities that you have gained through the previous modules, including technical investigations, product development and exploration of materials and processes. This will enable you to generate, negotiate and manage a complex creative project in response to a self-initiated brief. In this module you can choose to work within one, two or all specialist areas.

You will also produce a dissertation which will underpin your theoretical knowledge of the applied arts, and a business plan to support the transition from creative ideas to commercial reality.

Why study this subject at CCAD?
The multi disciplinary approach offered by the BA (Hons) Applied Arts for Enterprise programme provides you with the opportunity to explore techniques materials and processes with the production of product ranges which can be used to establish your portfolio/collections as a self employed designer maker. You will experience structured studio time with skilled practicing Applied Artists in professionally equipped workshops which will allow you to access specialised tuition and nurture your technical and creative potential.

What new skills will I aquire?
The ethos of the BA (Hons) Applied Arts for Enterprise programme is design creation and business acumen. As a crucial part of this philosophy you will learn high level technical skills in the three subject areas; Textiles, Ceramics and Jewellery. This sounds technical base will be a springboard for your personal development allowing you to establish your identity as an Applied Artist. Underpinning these creative skills are the areas of Professional Practice and Contextual Studies which will give you the business potential and the historical knowledge to forge a career in the applied arts sector.

Success stories
The course is still in its infancy, with the first intake due to graduate in June 2009.

What can I do next?
Careers will be available in many areas of the creative industries, such as self employed designer makers who may be exhibiting and selling their work nationally and internationally and/or working in the voluntary sector. The retail industries provide many opportunities for further career development. Many of our students will progress to careers in community arts and arts education including work with schools, youth clubs, galleries and museum education.

Full Time BA (Hons) Applied Arts for Enterprise (Top-up)

Price on request