You will be encouraged to establish a creative direction and identity for yourself in a wider context of design and its impact on social, political, environmental and technological arenas. The one-year Top-up course is designed to refine skills already developed either through the two-year Foundation Degree, through studying at another institution or prior industry knowledge. Modules are developed with an emphasis on theory and practice, alongside employability skills with a digital creative focus. Each student has the opportunity to engage with an industry mentor to help them prepare for their next steps. Students who study this programme will gain knowledge and skills in the following: A working knowledge of
- industry-standard equipment and software.
- A professional understanding of the strength and usage of visual communication.
- An understanding of how to evaluate a client’s needs and to respond successfully to them.
- Experience of working as part of a professional team, gained through group projects and work placements, and through entering national and international design competitions.
- Develop your own visual signature, enabling you to generate and express your own personal ideas and beliefs.
Teaching takes place within the Arts House building utilising a range of purpose-built media and design studios. Assessment is based on 100% course work and is undertaken through continuous modular assessment. Studio-based assignments are augmented by lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year.
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Taunton Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International applicants are required to apply through UCAS. For further details please contact the HE Admissions Team
applicants must have a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent Level 5 Qualification in an appropriate discipline
Additional entry requirements
You will be provided on guidance for your portfolio when you are provided with your interview date and time
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course