Course Information

Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Art


Level 5


This course’s purpose is to develop students as professional, self-reflective individuals able to meet the demands of employers in creative industries sector and adapt to an ever-changing world. It provides the learner with the opportunity to develop as a Fine Art Practitioner and gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of contemporary practice allowing you to become confident and professional.


Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

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Course Content

A range of 2D and 3D fine art practices namely, drawing processes, painting, printing, ceramics, sculpture, cross disciplinary procedures, history and contextual studies. / During the first year of the HND students will undertake a creative industries placement – an opportunity which undoubtedly enhances the student’s chances of employment in the industry. / There is also an international field trip where students have the valuable experience of researching first hand other artists, designers and practitioners.

Assessment Method

Students will be expected to complete examinations in a range of subjects and to complete assessment material for all modules. Knowledge of practical procedures will be assessed through practical exercises.

Progression Opportunities

You can progress into a relevant degree programme at university with exemption of year 1 and year 2 in some cases, or seek employment opportunities in this field.

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Entry Requirements

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. / GCSE Maths and English (C or above or equivalent qualification). / Subject to interview (with an art portfolio). International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Further Information

Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: Wednesday + Thursday
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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