Hopwood Hall College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Art & Design

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Course summary

If you wish to work in the Creative Arts industry, then this is the course for you. The course focuses on the development of practical skills, practical exploration of ideas, concepts across a range of different mediums, methods, techniques and conceptualisation that are considered fundamental to Art & Design. When undertaking practical assessments, you are expected to perform to an industry standard and use your own initiative to research required topics. The programme is designed to prepare you for employment in the exciting world of creative industries within areas such as visual art, Fine Art, Print, Ceramics, Fashion and more. You will also undertake termly industry related enrichment visits to local and national galleries and events and will receive visiting artist lecturers and yearly artist residencies will enhance your learning experience.

Course details


Specialist units will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to specific creative activities with different mediums and techniques and in the creation of your own professional portfolio including: HNC (Year 1) • Level 4 Professional Development • Level 4 Contextual Studies • Level 4 Individual Project (Pearson Set) • Level 4 Techniques and Processes • Level 4 Media Practices • Level 4 Materials Practices • Level 4 Visual Narratives (subject to change) • Level 4 Principles of Life Drawing (Subject to Change) HND (Year 2) (subject to validation) • Level 5 Professional Practice • Level 5 Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson Set) • Level 5 Advanced Art Practice Studies • Level 5 Creative Entrepreneurship (subject to change) • Level 5 Art Direction (Subject to Change) • Level 5 Conceptual Practise (Subject to Change) You will also produce a professional portfolio showcasing a range of processes and techniques, commercial, cultural and visual awareness, there will also by opportunities for suitable students to undertake work experience with local artists and to work on regional projects.

Assessment method

100% coursework including presentations, projects and live briefs. One externally set brief by Pearson (Unit 1).

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately, we do not accept Tier IV International applicants

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other qualifications at Level 3 are also considered including those issues by UAL, NVQ and VRQ. In addition, students must have GCSE English and maths at Grade C/4 or above. Equivalents such as Functional Skills Level 2 are also considered. Mature students are welcome to apply with no formal qualifications but with a minimum of three years relevant industry experience.

Additional entry requirements



Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000* Year 1
England £6000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000* Year 1
Scotland £6000* Year 1
Wales £6000* Year 1
Channel Islands £6000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Art & Design at Hopwood Hall College - UCAS