If you have a desire to work within the creative sector, have had previous experience studying art & design and wish to specialise in a certain field, then this course is for you. On this one year course you will discover lots of different disciplines to see which area most interests you. You’ll explore new materials, skills and processes to really enhance your understanding of art and design. You will have your own dedicated studio space and have access to the amazing facilities on-site to really help you develop.
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You wish to build on prior experience in art and design, whilst developing a specialism that will inform your practice and your choice of higher level study.
four or more GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English and mathematics.
To explore a wide range of materials, techniques and processes through studio and workshop practice. These will allow you to develop new skills whilst enhancing your understanding of art and design.
Lots of variety, guest lectures and subject specialist teaching with access to specialist workshops, educational trips, live projects and presentation.
To have your own dedicated and purpose built studio space with access to excellent workshops in 3D, ceramics, printmaking, fashion, textiles, animation and film.
A wide range of university courses nationally with direct entry to Cornwall College and Falmouth University degree courses on successful completion of your course. Or employment in the creative industry.
Tobey Louise Brown Product Graphic Designer for Lego
My tutors at Cornwall College were very knowledgeable, supportive and positive. They allowed me to be more independent in my learning and I could tailor my projects to my design interests.
Rachael Reeve-Edwards Team Lead - Visual Arts
Rachael has been teaching for over 20 years, her experience ranges across a number of art and design programmes and disciplines. She took her MA at Chelsea College of Art & Design, now part of the London Institute, and entered employment as an art technician at the Imperial War Museum in London. This led to her becoming an apprentice glider and interior specialist decorator and colour consultant. Since moving to Cornwall in 1999, Rachael has been represented by commercial galleries and taken part in many exhibitions.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.