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Art & Design (Level 3)

L3

Why study this course?

This is the ideal course if you want to study a broad base of art and design as it contains a mix of design, drawing, photography, textiles and art history.

What will I study?

You will develop your creative abilities in drawing, developing your design ideas, photography, textiles and the manipulation of a wide range of materials to create artwork for specific audiences.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or give you the UCAS points needed for university. You will be able to progress on to undergraduate study either at Tresham College or Bedford College, or move on to university or employment.

Are there any additional costs?

• Drawing materials (drawing pads, sketchbooks, pens, pencils etc.)
• Two trips per year approx. £15 per trip

If you are aged 19 or over, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Entry is subject to a successful interview. You must bring a portfolio which shows examples of your art, design or media work.

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Art & Design UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required

UCAS points available

Up to 168