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Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 11597
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


On this course you will develop your skills and creative ideas in a range of materials, techniques and processes working in two and three dimensions.


On the course you will:

  • create a portfolio of practical work, 
  • visit galleries, museums and places of interest,
  • exhibit work in public exhibitions,
  • be involved in competitions and live projects,
  • be involved in enterprise activities.
The course covers:
  • sculpture,
  • ceramics,
  • textiles,
  • graphics design,
  • mixed media,
  • photography,
  • printmaking,
  • drawing,
  • painting,
  • research,
  • illustration.
You will study 1 mandatory unit:

  • Exploring the work of artists and designers
You will learn about the key trends and movements in art and design, and how these have affected the development of artists and designers. You will investigate to identify artists or designers of particular interest who you will study and use to generate new work of your own.

You will also study 5-6 of 12 optional units, including:
  • Exploring photography
  • Exploring graphic design and illustration
  • Exploring fashion and textiles
  • Exploring fine art

How will it be delivered?

You will be continually assessed on your coursework, the standard of your written work, i.e. English skills and where appropriate numeracy and also a final major project.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades:

• English at grade 3 or above and Maths at grade 2 or above, and

• two other GCSEs at grade 3 or above, ideally to include Art and Design And a portfolio of work that shows your enthusiasm for the subject.

Your next steps...

Level 3 Art and Design



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