Subjects of study
The Access to Higher Education programme is made up of 5 compulsory subjects:
This module will deepen knowledge and understanding of a subject specialism, improve practical and critical skills for the development of studio practice and develop an appropriate body of work which highlights your understanding, knowledge and skills.
The aim of this module is to become more familiar with making commentaries relating to art and design practices. To be able to conduct a critical/ historical analysis of an area of study relevant to your studio practice in negotiation with tutors, using appropriate course material. To understand and apply ICT in making presentations.
This module is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of visual language. You will be introduced to a range of materials, approaches, techniques; through which you will be encouraged to explore the ‘grammar’ of picture making. The ability to record thoughts and communicate ideas with images is an essential tool for all artists and designers. The skills you will develop in this unit are central to creative development and can be used in all practice based aspects of the programme.
Aimed at developing an understanding of key technical skills. You will gain a knowledge and understanding of key software applications, a range of techniques to be employed in the making of creative work as well as how to produce (manufacture) appropriate outcomes.
Your progress will be assessed by regular internal tests, including IELTS-based tests. Your final grades for the module are determined by an end-of-course IELTS examination, which is externally examined.