Oaklands College

Art and Design Oaklands College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

TEF Silver

Oaklands College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

Encompassing a whole spectrum of art and design methods, the HND involves the pursuit of visual languages and imagery that hold particular meaning and significance to the artist/ designer. You will also gain the knowledge and and skills to embark on a career in the creative, design and cultural industries, opportunities for work-based learning and experience in design, creative arts and cultural industries. It will give an opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification in two years of full-time study and a potential progression route to an Honours degree programme at another Institution.

Course details

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 course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 W100
Institution code O12
Campus name St Albans Campus
Campus code 1

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

Additional entry requirements


You will be invited to an interview where you can discuss the course in more detail with a tutor.


If you can bring a portfolio of your current work with you to interview.

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

Students will have to purchase various materials including pencils, charcoal, masking tape, acrylics and different size brushes. The total initial average cost will be approximately £50.

Provider information

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Oaklands College
St Albans Campus
Hatfield Road
St Albans

Course contact details

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01727 737000