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Arts Practice

Bournemouth and Poole College

UCAS Code: AP22 | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

C,D

UCAS tariff points 48 from two full A Levels or equivalent, including one full A Level at 32 tariff points (i.e grade C in a relevant subject)

Access to HE Diploma

P:0

Successfully completion of an Access to Higher Education Diploma

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

PPP

BTEC National Diploma or a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design,

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

P,P,P

UCAS Tariff

48

•A portfolio of Art and Design work or a portfolio that demonstrates creative work in Fine Art or Craft •Five GCSEs at grade 4 minimum (formerly C), to include Maths and English, or an equivalent qualification, plus •Two A Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC National Diploma, or •A Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, or •Subject-related Level 3 Advanced Diploma is considered with other qualifications, or •An Access to Higher Education Diploma •UCAS tariff points 48 from two full A Levels or equivalent, including one full A Level at 32 tariff points (i.e grade C in a relevant subject) NB. These admission criteria may not apply if you are a mature student aged 21+, please contact the course team to discuss.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Looking to learn highly-employable skills and start a new career in the creative industries? This course has been designed to provide you with a core understanding of the fundamentals of fine art and arts practice, and prepare you for a career in the contemporary creative industries. A practical, employment-focused and cost-effective alternative to expensive university courses, this vocational course will teach you the skills required to get you into the creative workplace.

Who is it for
This course is for students wishing to pursue a career in the Creative Industries..

What jobs can I get?
As an Art Practice graduate, your career could see you working in variety of roles ranging from Artist, Sculptor, Curator, Craftsman, Textile Artist, Printmaker, Illustrator, Conservationist, Art Historian, Workshop Facilitator, Events Programmer, Set Designer, Art Agency Worker and Freelancer, plus many more.

Course Content
You will study a wide range of traditional and digital skills and techniques, including drawing, painting, 3D, print making, book arts and illustration, delivered by an experienced art and design team. You will benefit from ample contact time with specialist staff, small studio sizes and industry-standard equipment.
Complementing the practical work is a programme of workshops, lectures, visiting speakers, live projects and work-based experience, encouraging you to grow as an artist who can demonstrate the skills and original, critical thinking that employers need.
The programme of study has been developed by professionals who have held senior posts at national creative companies and have also worked for high caliber regional employers in the creative sector. It is taught by an experienced teaching team who are all practicing creatives in their own rights, enabling students to receive the relevant knowledge and expertise needed in today’s fast-paced creative industries.

Modules

You will study a wide range of traditional and digital skills and techniques, including drawing, painting, 3D, print making, book arts and illustration, delivered by an experienced art and design team. You will benefit from ample contact time with specialist staff, small studio sizes and industry-standard equipment.

Complementing the practical work is a programme of workshops, lectures, visiting speakers, live projects and work-based experience, encouraging you to grow as an artist who can demonstrate the skills and original, critical thinking that employers need.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,750
per year
England
£6,750
per year
EU
£6,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,750
per year
Scotland
£6,750
per year
Wales
£6,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bournemouth and Poole College

Department:

Art and Design

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