The aims and structure of this course is to support you to develop essential skills required to progress as a creative visual practitioner.
This course is delivered through a programme of activities and workshops, including:
– Fine Art drawing and painting,
– 3D design and sculpture
– Visual communication
– Digital art
– Photography and print-making.
These workshops are underpinned by core studies in life drawing and visual studies.
This course takes place within our £23 million redevelopment the Art and Design and Media Building, with state of the art facilities.
To support the delivery of theoretical and contextual studies, this course also includes a programme of external visits, guest speakers and a European residential visit.
Industry standard facilities include:
Creative Media suites equipped with latest Mac technology and industry software
Photography studios and dark room
TV studio with green screen, cameras, and lighting
Ceramic and 3D studios
Garment construction fashion and textiles
Print room – screen printing, exposure bed, lazer cutting and risograph
Art studios and exhibition area
The primary, although not exclusive, progression route for successful candidates is Higher Education and degree level study.
If you would like to progress onto further study after this course, you will be supported through the application process and advised throughout by experienced staff.
The course staff team have a great deal of experience and an excellent track record in supporting students to successfully secure places at University.
You will be assessed continuously throughout the course to measure performance and to develop individual learning plans.
You will need to successfully complete each stage of the course in order to progress to the next.
The final stage of the course will determine your overall achieved qualification through your final major project and exhibition of work.
This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.
For learners 19+ years old, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.