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Art and Design (Art Practice, Illustration Drawing and Printmaking)

Morley College London

UCAS Code: IPDC | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


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48

48 UCAS points equivalent: - Access to Higher Education Diploma - A levels - BTEC at level 3 With GCSE English grade 4 or C minimum. Desirable GCSE Maths.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

The HNC in Art and Design (Art Practice pathway) is an Illustration, Drawing and Printmaking course developed to enable its students to interrogate 2D practices across a range of both traditional and cutting-edge processes. With a focus on hands-on, process-based expertise, the course is designed to develop your skills and knowledge of a broad range of primarily 2D practices with interrogation into each method so you can test, develop and refine work to understand the various intricacies of each method of production.

Across the first semester you will be introduced to new production techniques that include studio based drawing practices such as Life Drawing, Still Life and Observational Studies, and well as working on location in contemporary 'en plein air' and site specific practice, along with broader practices that encompass movement sound and conceptual drawing methodologies.

As your skill base grows you will investigate the methods of refining your work across a range of outcome pathways and explore the use of printmaking in its broadest sense, to gain an in-depth knowledge of its potential.

As you progress through the second semester, your attention will turn to the professionalisation of your work where you can relate your practice to its place in industry and find your contemporaries.

With drawing studios and a fully equipped print-room, you will have the opportunity of learning from experienced tutors, who are industry experts and dedicated to their disciplines, knowing both traditional hand rendered techniques, through to cutting edge digital practices.

As this course is broad and experimental in its approach, you will be able to develop your work into a range of outcomes depending on your own personal direction. We encourage new thinking and diversity in approach, so you will be able to take a process and take it into a personal and meaningful outcome which suits your specific aims.

Alongside technical delivery, you will also respond to live industry briefs so you are able to test your working knowledge and its place in industry. At the Chelsea Centre our newly established Creative Agency will allow you respond to briefs from a range of partners to build a unique and personal portfolio

By the end of the programme you will be able to understand your place within the industry, and learn the standards and processes needed to achieve. You will also have the knowledge needed to either progress into the full HND of this programme, or work within your chosen industry pathway.

Modules

Units are subject to change but would typically include:
- Professional Development
- Contextual Studies
- Individual Project (Pearson Set)
- Techniques & Processes
- Media Practices
- Material Practices
- Printmaking
- Principles of Life Drawing

Assessment methods

There is a strong focus on practical, technical skills and developing personal independent working practices. Delivery from our academic and technical team is complemented by masterclasses, industry input and presentations. Students benefit from a high level of contact time with tutors.

Each project gives the opportunity to follow a range of processes and help students to understand the conditions of a brief, allowing students to build up confidence and understanding of their own process and how it can best be developed in order to support progression into industry.

Assessment methods are in the form of:
? A portfolio of work that demonstrates the learning outcomes
? Written assignments
? Practical Tasks
? Development work that shows creative thinking
? Formative feedback
? Peer Feedback
? Summative Assessment

Tuition fees

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England
£6,165
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,165
per year
Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chelsea Centre for the Creative Industries

Department:

Fine Art (Chelsea)

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