Activate Learning

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson EDI

Art and Design

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Course summary

This course is designed to build on the existing skills of students to further develop their own creative vision. The course provides a broad base of relevant art and media skills that can be used within a career in the Creative Industries or for progression onto a diverse range of HE Degree programmes. The course allows you to specialise in a particular area, e.g. Fashion, Digital Design, Photography, Graphics, Illustration, Media, Interior Design or Fine Art, which means you would be able to build a portfolio of work tailored to your preferred career pathway.

Course details


Core units Year 1: 1 Professional Development 2 Contextual Studies 3 Individual project (Pearson set) 4 Techniques and Processes 15 Media Practices 16 Materials Practices Optional units Year 1 6 Materials and Structures 28 Communication in Art and Design Core units Year 2 32 Professional Practice 33 Applied Practice – Collaborative (Pearson set) 40 Advanced Art Practices studies Optional units Year 2 48 Conceptual Practice 50 Materials Selection and Specification 52 Moving Image

Assessment method

Internally assessed and externally verified. Assessment will take the form of individual and group projects, practical production, portfolios and sketchbooks, presentations and essay-writing.

How to apply

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Banbury and Bicester College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Pass at Access course is accepted

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7300 Year 1
England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1
Channel Islands £6165 Year 1
International £7300 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that tuition fees may increase in subsequent years for both new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Fees are subject to agreement by the Office for Students.
Art and Design at Activate Learning - UCAS