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Fine Art (Level 5 Higher National Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Art & Design

Course Overview

This course offers you the opportunity to experience a range of Fine Art Practices with a focus on Contemporary Fine Art, offering the chance to develop a personal visual language through exploration and experimentation with processes, materials and ideas. The course will expose you to contemporary practices within Fine Art including Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Digital multimedia and installation work and will provide opportunities for you to exhibit your work to the public. As a student you will develop the underlying knowledge and skills that will enable you to begin your journey in the Fine Art industry. Combining research, development and production, you will explore the knowledge, understanding and technical skills required to progress within the creative Industries sector. Throughout the course you will be required to reflect and evaluate your own personal and professional practice in the form of written submissions. The course will encourage you to develop as a professional self- reflective individual. This course requires independent study outside of the timetabled hours
  • Start Date
    9 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Fine Art
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 09/09/2024
    Fees:
    £2,500 per annum (subject to change)

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Year 1 Modules
  • Unit A1: Concept & Development
  • Unit A2: Creative Project
  • Year 2 Modules
  • Unit B1: Personal Professional Development
  • Unit B2: Professional Project
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

32 UCAS points at A-Level (must include Art or Art related subject) together with 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include Art, Maths and English (Level 2 Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy will also be accepted); OR Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design; Level 3 Art and Design Foundation Diploma; or equivalent Level 3 qualification. You will be required to present a portfolio of work demonstrating your suitability and aptitude for this course at interview. Minimum age for entry is normally 18, which may be waived in exceptional cases.

ROI Requirements

32 UCAS points to include Art at Higher Level and 4 OLC’s (Grade O4 or above) to include Art, Maths and English (Level 2 Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy will also be accepted); OR Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design, Level 3 Art and Design Foundation Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification    A portfolio of work demonstrating your suitability and aptitude for this course must be presented at interview.     Minimum age for entry is normally 18, which may be waived in exceptional cases.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Interview Required

Work Placement

Students are not required to undertake work placement

What's Next?

Further Study

On completion of the course you can to progress into a relevant degree programme at university with exemption of Year 1 and 2 in some cases, or seek employment opportunities in this field.( University places are most often subject to interview)

Career Prospects

Professional Practicing Artist Gallery Assistant/ Curator Education/Teaching Studio assistant working within the Creative Industries.

Enquiry

  • Image of Linda McGlinchey (Photography)
    This course had a huge impact on my life. Not only did it give me the confidence to start my own photography business, but I also gained friends for life!
    Linda McGlinchey (Photography)
  • Image of Jordan Downey (former Student Union President)
    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
    Jordan Downey (former Student Union President)
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