Barnfield College, Luton

Art and Design (Art Practice/3D/Fashion pathways) Barnfield College, Luton Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson EDI

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Course summary

This course builds on the experience of the HNC in Art & Design, with a focus on development of your individual creative identity through both specialist and multidisciplinary studies. You will work on live briefs, competitions and gain experience of being a freelance practitioner. You will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to gain employment or entry to the final year of a Bachelor’s degree. The course culminates in you compiling your portfolio and presenting an exhibition of your work. You will have the opportunity to attend regular trips and visits to design studios, galleries and museums as well as an overseas trip.
Areas of Study include:
• Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
• Critical Study in Art and Design
• Personal and Professional Development
• Work-based experience
• Art, Design and Media Practice within the Digital Environment
• Drawing Techniques and Processes in Art & Design
• Exhibition of Art Work
• Specialist Textiles Techniques and Processes (optional)
• Jewellery, Accessories and Body Adornment (optional)
• Light Metals in Art & Design (optional)
• Lens-Based Recording Techniques (optional)
• Fine Art Painting (optional)
• Fine Art Printmaking (optional)
• Fine Art Sculpture (optional)
• Fine Art Ceramics (optional)
• Site Specific Fine Art (optional)
• Drawing in Fine Art (optional)

Additional information:
There is a requirement of approximately £500 for equipment and portfolios, though you may be eligible for a bursary. Students will be introduced to Creative Suite and would benefit from having access to this at home. There will be an overseas trip approximately £300 plus expenses. This is not compulsory but is recommended.
Leads to:
Once you have successfully completed your HND, you can then choose to complete a top up year at a university to achieve a full Bachelor’s degree. You can also pursue an advanced apprenticeship or enter employment.

Course details

Modules

Areas of Study include:
• Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
• Critical Study in Art and Design
• Personal and Professional Development
• Work-based experience
• Art, Design and Media Practice within the Digital Environment
• Drawing Techniques and Processes in Art & Design
• Exhibition of Art Work
• Specialist Textiles Techniques and Processes (optional)
• Jewellery, Accessories and Body Adornment (optional)
• Light Metals in Art & Design (optional)
• Lens-Based Recording Techniques (optional)
• Fine Art Painting (optional)
• Fine Art Printmaking (optional)
• Fine Art Sculpture (optional)
• Fine Art Ceramics (optional)
• Site Specific Fine Art (optional)
• Drawing in Fine Art (optional)

Assessment method

There will be a range of assessment opportunities informed by placements or work experience. These may include: Presentations, written assignments and/or practical assessment.


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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 00CW
Institution code B09
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points 48 UCAS points or an HNC in a related subject or a relevant Level 4 qualification. Other qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration. Adult learners without the relevant qualifications may apply for Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,165 * Whole course
Northern Ireland £6,165 * Whole course
Scotland £6,165 * Whole course
Wales £6,165 * Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

There is a requirement of approximately £500 for equipment and portfolios, though you may be eligible for a bursary. Students will be introduced to Creative Suite and would benefit from having access to this at home. There will be an overseas trip approximately £300 plus expenses. This is not compulsory but is recommended.

Provider information

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Barnfield College, Luton
New Bedford Road
Luton
LU2 7BF


Course contact details

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