HND in Art and Design

Qualification: BTEC Edexcel HND
Level 5

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About this course

This is a practical course that would particularly benefit those with a desire to work in the creative arts industry or are currently working within the profession. It will provide you with a range of creative experiences and will enable you to experiment and develop skills in drawing, painting, textiles, fashion, photography, printing, graphics and sculpture/3D methods. The course ends with a professional art exhibition where you can showcase your work to the public, local employers and higher education institutions.

You would be required to attend college on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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What you will learn

You will be supported in developing a highly individual, ideas based portfolio, pursuing your own specialist interests including theory, materials and techniques.

  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Critical Study in Art and Design or Ideas In Context
  • References and Sources in Art and Design
  • Communication with Images in Art and Design
  • Commissioned Fine Art Work
  • Development of a Fine Art Identity
  • Digital Image Creation and Development
  • Personal Development Through Drawing
  • A specialist area of Art & Design based on your choice
Facilities
  • Well equipped art studios
  • Large and fully equipped photography studio
  • Photography dark room
  • Suite of Apple Macs
  • Gallery exhibition space
Assessment

100% Coursework/practical assessment

Entry requirements
  • Level 4 qualification in art, design, photography, media or other relevant subject 
  • Strong creative portfolio of work
  • Applicants may be considered without formal qualifications if their skills and experience are of an appropriate standard - this would be assessed at interview
  • Portfolio of work to be presented at interview
  • You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.
Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
12/09/18 09:30 – 17:00 (Wed & Thu) 1 year Main campus £3,750* (eligible for Higher Education loan)
What next?
  • Top up to a degree at university
  • Freelance work
  • Work in graphic design, illustration, fine art, fashion, textiles, 3D design, interior design, animation, art history, digital media, curatorship, art journalism or teaching
Additional information

This qualification is awarded by BTEC Edexcel, 190 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BH. Telephone 0844 576 0026