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What to Expect

Year One

In the first year you will explore a range of creative subject areas including 3D Design, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration, Photography and Moving image supported by Life drawing and Visual studies.

Year Two

In your second year, you will select your specialism subject; your creative process will be recorded in a blog as a reflection and evaluation to your work. You will commence your university application and portfolio with the guidance and support of lecturers.

In the second term, you will continue to focus on your chosen subject and develop a portfolio for university interviews. Fashion students will stage a fashion show.

In the final term all students will undertake a research week when trips to relevant creative sources are arranged and industry professionals are invited into college to inspire and inform your self directed project. This will be showcased at the end of term. You will then celebrate your achievements at our graduation ceremony.

Course Details

Length
2 years (6 terms)

Course Start
September | January

Progression
Degrees & further education in art & design. Guaranteed progression to any of our BA courses on sucessful completion of the Extended Diploma.

Tutor Support
Specialist tutor support available 5 days a week.

Studio Access
Students have access to our studios 7 days a week, from 8am to 8.30pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm at weekends.

How your Work is Assessed
Visual and written assignments and projects.

Excursions
Local and national educational trips to museums and galleries.