Level: 3/4 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September
What is this course about?
This is one of the most valuable qualifications that someone pursuing a career in the creative industries can study as it allows you to build a professional portfolio enabling you to progress onto university or employment.
The majority of Art and Design degree courses require this qualification in addition to A Levels as it guarantees students make a more accurate choice of specialism in art and offers them more mature and creative students.
It is a diagnostic course, designed to help students experience a wide range of Art & Design disciplines in which to develop a strong portfolio in their chosen field.
Once you have sampled the variety of art disciplines you can make an informed choice as to your specialisation and will then be guided through the UCAS system to progress to the right degree course for you.
Why choose this course?
You will be taught by tutors who are working artists and continue in the success of our year on year 100% pass rate. Students go onto to study at the most reputable universities in the country.
- 100% pass rates
- Tutors who are internationally successful artists
- International trips to Paris, Barcelona or Berlin
You need to have passed a full A-Level in Art, Textiles, Graphics or Photography or gained a Merit on an Extended Diploma Level 3 Art and Design or related course.
What will this course lead on to?
Based on your portfolio and interview you will progress onto a degree in the arts. You also have the opportunity to apply for jobs in related creative industries.
What will I learn on this course?
- Fine Art: painting and sculpture
- Fashion/textiles and surface design
- Graphic design, illustration and animation
- 3D design: product, craft
- Contextual Studies
- Drawing and sketchbooks
- Creative and critical analysis
You have the opportunity to enrich yourself in the other arts, i.e. music, creative writing, photography, etc.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is continuous. You will be assessed on practical and written work in both Part 1 and Part 2 of the course. This will provide the work required for a strong portfolio. Assessment of your Final Major Project exhibition at the end of the course provides the final grade for the course.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
You will be expected to provide a basic art kit containing a range of painting and drawing equipment, sketchbooks and a portfolio. A list will be given to you at interview and you will also be required to purchase specialist materials for your chosen pathway.
What do Cronton Sixth Form students say about the course…
“I chose to do the Foundation Art course before going straight to university so that I could specialise and get into one of the top universities. Throughout the year I was able to work at a much higher level, develop my portfolio and secure a place one of the top Illustration courses in the world. I feel that I’m ready for university now and will get a stronger final grade.”
The Cronton Experience:
During your time at Cronton Sixth Form College, you will have the opportunity to take part in a number of different enrichment activities in your free time. These will increase your enjoyment of your studies and equip you for further success. Click the image below for more information!
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
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