58013 Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design

Wakefield College
En Wakefield (Inglaterra)

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  • Wakefield (Inglaterra)
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    2 Years
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This practical course is aimed at broadening and expanding your specialist artistic skills to a very high standard in areas such as drawing, painting, sculpture, print, ceramics and textiles. In year 1 there is a strong emphasis on exploring a wide range of techniques, with drawing being integral to every project. In year 2 you will continue to extend your specialist skills and in term 3 you will select a specialist pathway, work more independently and develop ideas of a more personal nature, culminating in a final exhibition.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

The objectives of this course is to broaden and expand your specialist artistic skills to a very high standard in areas such as drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and textiles.

¿Esta formación es para mí?

This course is intended for those who are interested in Arts & Design and want to improve and develop their skills in areas such as drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and textiles.

Requisitos: Portfolio of work AND 5 GCSEs at A* - C (or new grade 9-4) including English or Maths, plus a grade 3 in English or Maths if not included in the 5 GCSEs OR L2 Diploma or equivalent at Merit Grade, plus GCSE English or Maths at grade C (or new grade 4), plus L1 or L2 English or Maths


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Margaret Street, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, Inglaterra
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What you will study

This course is made up of 18 units, five core units to which visual studies is fundamental, plus a range of specialist units including painting, printmaking, sculpture, printing, ceramics and textiles.  In the first year you will visit local and regional art galleries such as The Hepworth Gallery and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and in the second year there will be an opportunity to take part in an overseas residential.

Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.

Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C.  This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.

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Further study This qualification offers progression to a variety of art-related courses.  Our own Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is a recommended progression route, or you may wish to apply to a university.  During the course we will explain all the possible options and support you through the application process.

Career opportunities A wide range of roles are available within the Art and Design industries such as Animator, Architect, Art Editor, Art Exhibition Organiser, Art Therapist, Cartographer, Cartoonist, Ceramic/Pottery maker, Fashion/Clothing Designer, Fine Artist, Goldsmith/Silversmith, Illustrator, Interior Designer, Landscape Architect, Model Maker, Multimedia Designer, Museum/Art Gallery Curator, Photographer, Sculptor,  Technical Illustrator.