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Access to HE: Art and Design Level 3 (NFEAR003#)

Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampus 
Access to HE Diploma: Art and Design15/09/202025/06/2021North Notts College – Retford Post 16 CentreAvailable for applications

Tuition Fees
19+ - Depending on your circumstances you may not need to pay fees
    Contact the Enquiries Team on 01709 722777 for advice and guidance

    Course Overview
    This one-year course will enable you to generate a portfolio of art and design work to support your progression onto university-level study. It will provide you with a valuable introduction to explore a wide range of creative disciplines before specialising.

    This course will re-introduce students aged 19 and above to art and design practice and prepare you for the transition onto study at Higher Education level.

    Modules Covered
    • Fine Art, Painting and Drawing
    • Textiles and Printmaking
    • Graphic Design and Illustration
    • Photography
    • 3D Design and Sculpture
    • Contextual Studies

    Why study here?
    Throughout the academic year, there will be masterclasses, educational visits and exciting opportunities for you to work on live briefs.

    You will receive support and guidance from tutors with expert knowledge of the creative industries, who are practitioners and have a good understanding of business practice.

    Resources and studios are to an excellent standard, giving you the opportunity to develop your skills to reach your full potential.

    Assignment briefs will challenge and encourage you to develop your specialist skills in order to progress to work as a practitioner, to work within the creative industries or onto further study.

    Entry requirements
    • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent (desirable)
    • Successful interview with a course tutor
    • If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all key skills or equivalent
    • You must be 19 years old or over

    How to apply?
    You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next Step button at the top of this page

    For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing or by calling 01909 504500.

    Career Opportunities
    Upon successful completion of this course you could go into employment as a Fine Artist, Animator, Graphic Designer, Textiles Designer, Architect, Interior Designer or Product Designer.

    Please Note
    We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2019-20 or 2020-21. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.