4 GCSEs grade A*-C/grade 4 and above, Level 2 Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 2 or
Intermediate qualification. You will have an interview/assessment to
make sure this is the right level for you.
How Is It Assessed
This course is assessed by continual assessment, rather than exams. Students are required to research, plan and produce practical work. All assignments have assessment stages, when the lecturer will help the student to improve their grades. Students requiring any support in producing written work, organising themselves or managing their time have the support of our academic mentors. All student work is moderated by the awarding body.
How Is It Taught
The course is taught by a team of specialist lecturers including working professionals, who aim to help you to gain the most from the course. You are also allocated a personal tutor who will guide you through the course and offer any support that you may need. The course is delivered through a mixture of practical workshops, lectures and self-directed study.
What Could I do Next
With an Extended Diploma in Art and Design you can progress into employment or on to a range of university courses including craft production, surface pattern, graphic design, fine art and design courses or to our own HND in Art & Design.
What Else Do I Need To Know
You will also continue to study maths and English Functional Skills or GCSE in order to improve your employability and progression. Please note: It takes 2 years to complete this full Level 3 qualification. Progression to the second year of the course is subject to successful achievement of the first year of the course.