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Art, Design and Communication for Industry UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Practice

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College St Austell - 9 September 2024
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Art, Design and Communication for Industry UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Practice

Art and Design Students Discover your creative spark with our revolutionary two-year Level 3 Art and Design Extended Diploma, a fusion of innovation and entrepreneurship. Dive into a range of creative specialisms, art, design, and photography. Refine your craft while acquiring essential knowledge for launching your own creative enterprise.

Throughout the program, you'll have the chance to fully harness your creative potential, utilising a wide range of technical tools and resources. From hands-on activities to digital technologies, you'll have access to everything you need to unlock your creativity.

Through a combination of collaborative projects, individual exploration, and guided discovery, you'll cultivate your unique creative voice. With small class sizes, you'll receive personalised support to develop your knowledge, skills, and interests.
Study visits to museums and galleries enrich the learning experience, while the practical curriculum encourages experimentation with various materials and visual languages. Emphasis is placed on reflection to refine critical and communication skills essential for success in the creative industry.

Students will have the opportunity to develop transferable skills, making them versatile and employable individuals while learning the importance and application of ethical and sustainable design principles. The course instils essential attributes such as keen observation, adaptability, practicality, and critical thinking, while fostering invaluable industry-relevant skills like collaboration, time management, and effective idea communication.

Embark on a transformative experience that not only nurtures your artistic talents but also equips you with the tools to shape your own successful venture in the world of art and design. Your future as a creative entrepreneur starts here.

What you will learn

This program offers aspiring students an opportunity to delve deeper into the dynamic world of creative industries, empowering them to discover and refine their own unique artistic talents. Through this course, you'll have the chance to explore various specialised areas within the creative realm, allowing you to tailor your studies to match your passions and career aspirations.

From the outset, you'll have the freedom to chart your own course, selecting from a diverse range of creative disciplines to focus on. Through hands-on learning experiences, you'll acquire the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to thrive as a creative professional.

During the initial year of the program, you'll work towards earning your Diploma, laying the foundation for your creative journey. Upon successful completion, you'll have the opportunity to seamlessly progress to the second year to attain the full Extended Diploma, further enhancing your expertise and qualifications in your chosen field.

Skills you will explore may include:

• Drawing skills
• Painting
• Printmaking
• Photography
• 3D/Sculpture
• Textiles
• Graphic Communication
• Digital art
• Advertising and Marketing
• Curation and exhibition management

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English and/or Maths. Bring portfolio to interview.

Work experience

Students must complete 60 hours of work experience each year.

Assessment

You will be assessed in a range of developmental projects throughout the year, with feedback from staff identifying your strengths to develop and skills to improve. Once those formative modules are complete, you will design, pitch and create your own final project that will determine your mark for the entire body of work.

This will be graded at either a PASS, MERIT or DISTICTION, and these can take any form; from Drawing skills, printmaking, painting, curation, graphic design, photographic exhibition…anything that demonstrates your skills and learning!

Progression

Internal progression at Cornwall College:
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design
BA (Hons) Art & Design Practice

Our students often progress straight onto degree courses in a variety of disciplines. In the past our learners have progressed onto degree courses in Fashion, Fashion Illustration, Pattern Cutting, Fashion merchandising, Illustration, Fine Art, Game Art, Digital Animation, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Textile Design, Games Design, Press and Editorial Photography and Fine Art Photography, in universities all over the country.

Alternatively, some students have set up their own freelance small businesses alongside other paid work or looked for apprenticeships in the creative industries.

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


This program offers aspiring students an opportunity to delve deeper into the dynamic world of creative industries, empowering them to discover and refine their own unique artistic talents. Through this course, you'll have the chance to explore various specialised areas within the creative realm, allowing you to tailor your studies to match your passions and career aspirations.

From the outset, you'll have the freedom to chart your own course, selecting from a diverse range of creative disciplines to focus on. Through hands-on learning experiences, you'll acquire the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to thrive as a creative professional.

During the initial year of the program, you'll work towards earning your Diploma, laying the foundation for your creative journey. Upon successful completion, you'll have the opportunity to seamlessly progress to the second year to attain the full Extended Diploma, further enhancing your expertise and qualifications in your chosen field.

Skills you will explore may include:

• Drawing skills
• Painting
• Printmaking
• Photography
• 3D/Sculpture
• Textiles
• Graphic Communication
• Digital art
• Advertising and Marketing
• Curation and exhibition management

4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English and/or Maths. Bring portfolio to interview.

Students must complete 60 hours of work experience each year.

You will be assessed in a range of developmental projects throughout the year, with feedback from staff identifying your strengths to develop and skills to improve. Once those formative modules are complete, you will design, pitch and create your own final project that will determine your mark for the entire body of work. This will be graded at either a PASS, MERIT or DISTICTION, and these can take any form; from Drawing skills, printmaking, painting, curation, graphic design, photographic exhibition…anything that demonstrates your skills and learning!

Internal progression at Cornwall College: Foundation Diploma in Art & Design BA (Hons) Art & Design Practice Our students often progress straight onto degree courses in a variety of disciplines. In the past our learners have progressed onto degree courses in Fashion, Fashion Illustration, Pattern Cutting, Fashion merchandising, Illustration, Fine Art, Game Art, Digital Animation, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Textile Design, Games Design, Press and Editorial Photography and Fine Art Photography, in universities all over the country. Alternatively, some students have set up their own freelance small businesses alongside other paid work or looked for apprenticeships in the creative industries.

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Dates & Locations

16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 9 September 2024
  • Tuition Fees: £3345.00* - FREE for school leavers
            
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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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