South and City College Birmingham

Art and Design South and City College Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Wolverhampton


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

South and City College Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The Creative Industries offers a wide range of employment opportunities and specialist disciplines. The key to this qualification is the development of that interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and understanding. This course is designed to allow the transfer of skills to a real working environment, with the opportunity to work closely with industry through practical work, live briefs, industry practice and independent and negotiated projects developing communication, presentation and team working skills. We are committed to producing graduates who have already engaged in the world of work and are enterprising and entrepreneurial by nature.

Course details


In order to develop high level creative skills, strong visual communication is fundamental, and this is supported by the exploration of practical techniques in a range of arts areas such as drawing, design, painting, printmaking, textiles, surface pattern, photography and digital media. To enable deeper understanding you will delve into the background of history of design, such as the circumstances surrounding artistic development within modules including: Visual Analysis, Communication and Study Skills and Studio Practice.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used on this programme and may include project work, presentations, professional development plans, practical work, product production, reports and journals.

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 W104
Institution code S20
Campus name Bournville College
Campus code C

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 96 points You will need a minimum of 96 UCAS points which may be gained from the following qualifications:
•Two A Levels (Must include a C grade in A Level Art & Design or Graphic Design)
•One A Level plus an AS Level pass in an appropriate subject
•A BTEC National Diploma or Extended Diploma
•A BTEC National Certificate
•A level 3 diploma or equivalent such as NVQ, GNVQ, International Baccalaureate, Scottish Certificate of Education
•A recognised (Kite marked) Access course

In addition, you will need GCSE English and Maths at grade A-C, or level 2 equivalent
Alongside these requirements, students will be expected to provide evidence of a portfolio of visual artwork.

Alternatively, if you have significant relevant work experience or other professional qualifications you may be eligible for the course. Contact the College who will be able to advise and discuss your suitability for the course.

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Additional entry requirements



English language requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,000 Year 1
EU £6,000 Year 1
England £6,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 Year 1
Scotland £6,000 Year 1
Wales £6,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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South and City College Birmingham
High Street Deritend
B5 5SU

Course contact details

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0121 694 5000