Art and Design (Arts Practice) at Selby College - UCAS

Art and Design (Arts Practice)

Selby College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Course summary

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The HND in Art and Design (Arts Practice) is a two-year programme providing students with a specialist vocational grounding in art and design. There will be a strong emphasis on the development of both individual creative practice and an understanding of professional and employment-focused skills. The programme will also provide students with a higher level of contextual awareness of art and design practices. Our goal is to prepare you for a successful career within the creative arts industry.

Course details


Building on previous knowledge and skills in art and design, the course is structured to provide opportunities across a broad academic and vocational base, progressively deepening students’ knowledge. We also offer different pathways after the first semester in; Fine Art, Photography, Graphic Communication and 3D practices. Based on the current specification from the awarding body, students will undertake eight units to complete the first year of the programme. These are currently planned as: Year 1: Techniques and Practices (Mandatory core) Material Practices (Mandatory core) Individual project - Pearson Set (Mandatory core) Media Practices (Mandatory core) Professional Development (Mandatory core) Contextual Studies (Mandatory core) Communication in Art and Design (Mandatory core Specialist) Darkroom Techniques (Fine Art) (Optional) Printmaking (Fine Art) (Optional) Graphic Design Practices (Graphic Communication) (Optional) Photographic Practices (Photography) (Optional) 3D Practices (3D processes fine art) (Optional) Year 2: Professional Practice (Mandatory core) • Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson set) (Mandatory core) • Advanced Art Practice Studies (Mandatory specialist) • Conceptual Practice (Fine Art/3D Optional) • Material Selection and Specification (Fine Art/3D/Graphics/ Optional) • Creative Industries Placement (Optional) Branding and Identity (Graphic Communication Optional) Advanced Photography (Optional) Please note, units may be subject to change from year to year, due to curriculum updating/sector changes/changes in delivery staff specialisms or awarding body requirements.

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeW3T5
Institution code S06
Campus nameSelby College
Campus codeS

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This programme is currently open to applicants from the UK and EU only.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points 64 UCAS tariff points (NEW UCAS TARIFF) from either: •A Levels (including Art and Design or another relevant subject) •BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF) in Art and Design •Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design) The following are also required: •A grade C or above in GCSE English •Two satisfactory references A grade C or above in GCSE Maths is also desirable.
A level Including Art and Design or another relevant subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF) in Art and Design

Applications from mature students with relevant professional/life experience are welcome. You might be required to provide further evidence to decide on your suitability for the course and an admissions test may be used in certain circumstances.

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Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7320 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7320 Year 1
Scotland £7320 Year 1
Wales £7320 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Art and Design (Arts Practice) at Selby College - UCAS