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Cornwall College

Art & Design Practice

UCAS Code: W290

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

At least 32 points must be at A2 level when considered alongside AS levels.

Pass Access to HE with at least 45 credits at level 3, Merits and Distinctions may be required for particular subjects.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

A minimum of 48 tariff points in total from appropriate subjects.

PPP grades in an appropriate subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

In an appropriate subject.

A minimum of 48 tariff points in total from appropriate subjects.

UCAS Tariff

48

From acceptable level 3 qualifications. Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language, Science and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered.

100%
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About this course


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Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

3 years | Part-time | 2019

The FdA Art & Design Practice is a radical and innovative interdisciplinary programme. It reflects the direction the creative industries are taking by encouraging the blurring of boundaries between traditional art and design disciplines.
The freedom of the flexible curriculum allows you to nurture your creative potential and direct your study to achieve the skills and unique personal portfolio you need to enter the workplace.

You will have dedicated studio workspace and access to a wide range of purpose-built workshops and digital facilities. These include textiles, photography, print, fine art, ceramics, furniture, graphic design, animation and multimedia with full technical support.
A key feature of the programme is its engagement with a variety of employers through live briefs and input into the course by industry specialists.

Through ongoing professional development, the programme will build your confidence as you develop and evaluate an individual programme of study. You will learn to balance time and resources and identify opportunities which will be important skills for your chosen career.
Work-based learning is embedded throughout, through the Sustainable Practice and Creative Enterprise initiative which acts as a forum to bring together students and creative industry representatives to work on live projects.

We also offer the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, the perfect preparation for university-level study in the field of contemporary creative arts.
We operate industry-standard workshops with the latest equipment and expertise. Our interdisciplinary approach allows you to keep an open mind about materials and methods, and to develop your own specialist skills within specific art and design specialisms: creating a unique approach to your own practice.
You will be allocated your own studio space in our dedicated arts centre.

We offer a variety of study destination visits including London, New York and the Venice Biennale.

Possible careers available with this qualification:
– 3D Designer
– Animator
– Ceramic Artist
– Community Arts Projects
– Computer Game Designer
– Fine Artist
– Furniture Designer
– Graphic Designer
– Illustrator
– Sculptor
– Textile Designer
– Teacher
– Web Designer

Modules

Indicative Module Year 1: - Visual Language & Research - Materials & Processes 1 - Ideas at Work - Extramural Project - Materials & Processes 2 - Personal & Employability Skills Development. Indicative Module Year 2: - Evaluation - Practice in Context - Negotiated Project - Consolidation - Professional Identity.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,950
per year
England
£8,600
per year
EU
£8,600
per year
International
£9,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,600
per year
Scotland
£8,600
per year
Wales
£8,600
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cornwall College Camborne

Department:

Creative Arts and Media

TEF rating:

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