Course Info

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

5 GCSE’s grade 4 or above (including English and Maths) A previous art and design GCSE at grade 4 or above or similar and/or a passion and interest in the subject Successful interview with an art tutor (bring a portfolio of your art and design work) Good verbal and written communication Good drawing skills are a bonus


2 Years

Course Content

Delivery on this 2 year Advanced course includes mandatory units: Visual Recording in Art and Design, Materials, Techniques, and Processes in Art and Design, Ideas and Concepts in Art and Design, Communication Through Art and Design and Contextual Influences in Art and Design. These are delivered alongside optional units designed around developing a wide and thorough experience for students on an Art & Design course.

Special Features

You will have the opportunity to participate in numerous live briefs for ‘real clients’, use of our excellent new facilities and the chance to experience lfe drawing.

Course Format

A Level programme


After completing this course students go on to higher education within art and design or a wide range of other subjects. Following on from this students’ enter a range of employment opportunities such as multiple design fields, photography, artist, printmaker, set designer, to name just a few. Progression is delivered through a unit of assessed work on the course and as a result of this trips, visits and external lectures form a valuable tool for learners to inform their future decisions

This course has a Flickr Gallery.


 Flickr Gallery