Art & Design at Hull College - UCAS

Hull College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Art & Design

Course summary

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) and the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Art and Design (pathway options) is a two-year programme providing you with a specialist vocational grounding in core skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global creative industries sector. Higher National qualifications in Art and Design are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. This qualification has been designed to meet the needs of the contemporary creative industries. This dynamic and rapidly changing sector of the global economy covers awide range of subjects, including those of art and design. The pathways of this qualification are intended to provide students with opportunities to explore the creative industries through a focused curriculum that prepares them for further degree-level studies or working in the industry. The programme is split into two one-year programmes. The HNC is a level 4 programme, when this is completed successfully you will have the opportunity to progress onto the HND at level 5.


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 • HNC Techniques and Practices (Mandatory core) • Individual project - Pearson Set (Mandatory core) • Professional Development (Mandatory core) • Contextual Studies (Mandatory core) • Communication in Art and Design (Mandatory core Specialist) • Typography (Graphics) • Graphic Design Practices (Graphics) • Lighting for Photography (Photography) • Photographic Practices (Photography) • Computer Aided Design (CAD) (Fashion) • Fashion & Textiles Practices (Fashion) The second year of the course will then follow on with a further six units. 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.

Assessment method

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including written assignments, work-based assignments, work experience, practical assessment, portfolio development and formal presentations. All programmes are led and taught by experienced teaching staff who are vocational specialists. They are qualified, and often have extensive experience within the industry or the sector being studied. All teaching staff meet or exceed the requirements set by the awarding institute or body.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

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Art & Design at Hull College - UCAS