Course Information

Pearson BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Art & Design

Pearson
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 01 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 12

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 01 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Helen.McFarland@swc.ac.uk

Description

If you have committed your career to Art and Design then this course will provide you with the creative experience you’ve been looking for. This course will engage, inspire challenge students, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art and design. Throughhands on projects, students will be able to think critically and develop a rigorous understanding of art and design while using state of the art technology and methods.

Additional Information

You will have the chance to explore a range of areas including: Drawing, Painting, Photography, 2D /3D Design, Design & Communication, Textiles, Fashion, Graphics, Fine Art, Design Crafts and History of Art. The course is assessed entirely through coursework, you will work in specialist Art and Design facilities in our studios and the IDEA Centre/Image Centre. You will undertake a number of cultural visits to galleries, craft exhibitions in addition to attending workshops with visiting artists which may incur additional costs.

Course Content

Approximately 6 projects from a range including; printmaking, drawing and painting, ceramics, graphics, photography, product/ interior design, packaging, sculpture, fashion and textiles.

Core Modules

Mandatory units include:

  • Visual Recording in Art and Design
  • Materials, Techniques, and Processes in Art and Design
  • Ideas and Concepts in Art and Design
  • Communication Through Art and Design
  • Contextual Influences in Art and Design
  • Optional Modules

    The optional units are wide ranging and will allow students to explore a range of areas such as Drawing, Painting, Photography, 2D/3D Design, History of Art, Product Design, Installation Art, Textiles, Fashion, Graphics, Fine Art, Digital Art and Design Crafts.

    Assessment Method

    The course is assessed entirely through coursework. Projects will offer opportunities to achieve Pass, Merit and Distinction with a final grade giving UCAS points in the same way as A Levels.

    Progression Opportunities

    On completion of Level 3 Diploma with Sub Diploma learners may progress to Foundation Diploma, HND within Art and Design, Creative arts, Graphic Design with the aim to continue to Higher Education courses such as Foundation Degrees or Honours Degrees.

    Entry Requirements

    Level 2 Diploma or 4 GCSE passes at Grade C (including Art) or above (or equivalent). GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above or equivalent e.g. Essential Skills. You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy, or ICT if you do not have a GCSE Grade C in English, Maths or Computing.