Bishop Auckland College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Art and Design

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Course summary

Our Art & Design HND is a two-year, full-time course aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of Art & Design and are aimed at students who wish to pursue or advance their career in this sector. Learners discover new ways of manipulating materials, responding to live and hypothetical briefs. Past learners have gone on to top up their HND to a BA (Hons) degree and even masters. Others have gone on to be teachers, designers, art therapists and photographers etc. The course offers opportunities to get experience with the likes of Sunderland glass centre and local art organisations. Learners also are given the opportunity to partake in a trip to Barcelona or London to observe gallery shows, workshops, culture, and architecture to inspire their own projects and outcomes. Overall learners are assisted to express themselves, develop new skills and knowledge to prepare them for a career within the arts.

Course details


Whilst studying the HND in Art and Design Level 5 you will complete projects and assignments which include both theory and practical. Units include: Professional development Contextual studies Individual project (Pearson-set) Techniques and practices Media practices Material practices Art/Craft production Applied practice Collaborative project Advanced art practice studies

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This course has been devised for learners who have either completed the L3 Diploma in Art and Design or equivalent. It requires an in-depth interview in which you will bring your art portfolio where you will be required to talk about your art, concepts, styles etc.

Unistats information

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There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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