BA (Hons) Art and Design

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This course provides the essential skills in art and design. It includes a series of practical assignments that builds towards a portfolio, culminating in an exhibition of the student’s work. This course has a clear emphasis on skills acquisition, exploration and practice. You will develop practical, creative and critical techniques, as well as producing and analyzing sophisticated pieces of art and design. The main topics that are introduced are 3D, Visual Communications, Fine Art and Multimedia but also some specialist introductions to graphics fashion, photography, film and animation.


Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Imaging 

  • Studio Practice 1A 

  • Studio Practice 1B 

  • Material Culture and Mass Consumption 

  • Design History: 1900 to the Present day 

  • + Optional Modules

Year 2

  • Finding and Using Research Resources

  • Research, Writing and Dissertation 

  • Marketing Creativity and Innovation 

  • Studio Practice 2A 

  • Studio Practice 2B 

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Studio Practice 3A 

  • Studio Practice 3B 

  • Independent Study Dissertation 

  • + Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • DD from A level
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade PPP, BTEC QCF Diploma grade MP
  • Successful completion of a Foundation Course in Art and Design
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma (Full Award)

Career posibilities

Thanks to this course, you can continue as an artists or designer. Many graduates go into careers related to art and design including art gallery manager, fabricator, illustrator, editorial assistant, graphic designer, journalist, theatre prop designer, lecturer, learning support worker, artist in residence and study centre assistant.

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