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FdA Art and Design Practice

Level 5

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Key Info

Learning Area   Arts & Media
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   2 Years
Institution Code   C78


Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   13/09/2021
UCAS Code   W290

The FdA Art & Design Practice is a radical and innovative interdisciplinary art degree programme. It reflects the direction the creative industries are taking by encouraging the blurring of boundaries between traditional art and design disciplines.

The freedom of the flexible curriculum allows you to nurture your creative potential and direct your study to achieve the skills and unique personal portfolio you need to enter the workplace.

You will have dedicated studio workspace and access to a wide range of purpose-built workshops and digital facilities. These include textiles, photography, print making, fine art, ceramics, graphic design, and multimedia with full technical support.

A key feature of the art degree programme is its engagement with a variety of employers through live briefs and input into the course by industry specialists.

Through ongoing professional development, the programme will build your confidence as you develop and evaluate an individual programme of study. You will learn to balance time and resources and identify opportunities which will be important skills for your chosen career.

Work-based learning is embedded throughout, through the Sustainable Practice and Creative Enterprise initiative which acts as a forum to bring together students and creative industry representatives to work on live projects.

We also offer an Access to HE Art & Design and the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design programmes. Both the perfect preparation for university-level study in the field of contemporary art & design.

For examples of student artwork please follow the link for our virtual summer show: https://bit.ly/2TZkYRZ

  What You Will Learn

Indicative Module Year 1:

Visual Language & Research
Materials & Processes 1
Ideas at Work
Extramural Project
Materials & Processes 2
Personal & Employability Skills Development

Indicative Module Year 2:

Evaluation
Practice in Context
Negotiated Project
Consolidation
Professional Identity

  Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, i.e. BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required (specific unit grades may be requested). Access to HE Diplomas in a relevant subject - 45 credits at level 3 (specific unit grades may be requested) or a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design. GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply. Please note: a portfolio interview will be required.

  Progression

Possible Careers

Fine Artist
Ceramicist/Potter
Textile Artist/Designer
Fine Art Sculptor
Graphic Designer
Illustrator
Art Gallery/Museum Manager/Assistant
Teacher/Lecturer/Technician
Curator
Arts Administration
Community Project Work
Advertising Art/Creative Director
Tattoo Artist
Product Designer
Interior/Spatial/Window Designer

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# Art # Design # Pottery # Printmaking # ArtsandMedia

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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  Profile

Alice Vandy

A photo of Alice Vandy

Alice’s fashion designs have been seen on celebrities such as Rita Ora, Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton and Jessie J, she also collaborates with some major manufacturers including Care Bears, My Little Pony and Hello Kitty.

“I knew I wanted to be a fashion designer and the course at Camborne covered lots of different disciplines, which was great as it gave me a wonderful overview of all the various paths open to me and I particularly remember enjoying life drawing. From there I was accepted by The University of Plymouth to study fashion design and on completion of my degree I then moved back to Cornwall and got a job at a high-end fashion boutique, which introduced me to the spectrum of fashion.

My goal was to have my designs on the catwalk at the Clothes Show, so I worked hard, researched a lot, got signed by a portfolio agency and was then contacted by the stylist who wanted me to be involved in the designs for the opening sequence to the show. From there I received work from the X-Factor, Got to Dance and worked with Vogue on a Range Rover launch. "

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