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BA (Hons) Art & Design Practice

Level 6

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Key Info

Learning Area   Arts & Media
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   2 Years
Institution Code   C78
Course Code   10118-CAM-22

Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   22/09/2022

This programme has been developed as a progression to honours to make it possible for foundation degree graduates (and others where appropriate), to progress to achieve an honours degree in the interdisciplinary art and design area. This final year is unique to the South West and provides an exciting and vibrant Level 6 qualification with a continued emphasis on you, the learner and the development of your professional identity within the creative industries.

You will develop a focused innovative practice combining particular interdisciplinary art and design interests. In particular you will have the staff expertise and practical up to date facilities to enable you to explore, Print Making, Ceramics, Painting, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Mould Making & Fine Art Textiles. This is supported by an advanced skills and knowledge set reflecting your particular direction through the programme. You will be expected to develop an independent, autonomous practice, synthesise prior learning and present a public realisation of your work. The programme aims to facilitate within graduates an enthusiasm, curiosity and flexibility to equip you for a future in developing challenging art and design projects, whilst also operating across a range of arts careers and creative practices.

The programme aims to be a unique blend of traditional, contemporary and innovative approaches to learning. The curriculum is enquiry driven to provide you with a centred active education. Its design deliberately discourages the reductive question ‘What do I need to do to pass this module?’ by providing a framework which begs the question ‘Can I do this?’ and developing an enquiring attitude. This is consistent with the need for workers in the creative industries to be able to apply in-depth subject knowledge to a variety of circumstances.

For examples of student artwork please follow the link for our virtual summer show:

  What You Will Learn

Indicative Module Year 1:

Concept Development & Practice
Negotiated Extended Practice
Professional Practice

  Entry Requirements

240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject. All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis. HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules.




Possible Progression (subject to availability)

- Masters-level programmes at other institutions
- CertEd or PGCE at Camborne, St Austell or Duchy Stoke
Possible Careers

Fine Artist
Textile Artist/Designer
Fine Art Sculptor
Graphic Designer
Art Gallery/Museum Manager/Assistant
Arts Administration
Community Project Work
Advertising Art/Creative Director
Tattoo Artist
Product Designer
Interior/Spatial/Window Designer




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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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