Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd
This course is designed to give you a grounding the professional skills needed to begin a career in the creative industries. It provides the opportunity to develop and expand an existing art practice that you will have begun to establish during level 3 study.
Following successful completion of the HND in Art Practice there is the opportunity to progress to the BA (HONS) Creative Arts Practice Level 6 top up course validated by Oxford Brookes University .
Higher National Diploma - HND
Year One (Level 4) Core
1 Professional Development
2 Contextual Studies
3 Individual Project (Pearson-set)
4 Techniques & Processes
Specialist - 15 Media Practices 16 Material Practices
Optional * - 22 Printmaking 31 Visual Narratives
Year Two (Level 5) Core
32 Professional Practice
33 Applied Practice Collaborative Project
Specialist - 40 Advanced Art Practice Studies
Optional * 48 Conceptual Practice 50 Material Selection & Specification 52 Moving Image
*Optional units are subject to change but those listed are the units most likely to be delivered
Units will be awarded following successful completion of the set assignment briefs. All student work is internally assessed by the staff delivering the unit and then both internally and externally moderated to ensure fairness and parity.
Assignment briefs will be set throughout the academic year with multiple assessment points. Students will receive feedback on their progress throughout the year and will accrue the required credits for each academic year.
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:
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
The following entry points are available for this course:
This course is not available for International applications
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Must be in a relevant subject such as Media/Fine Art/Photography/Graphic Design and/or other Art related disciplines.|
|A level||A*A*A*A* - DDDD||Must be in a relevant subject such as Media/Fine Art/Photography/Graphic Design and/or other Art related disciplines..|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||Must be in a relevant subject such as Media/Fine Art/Photography/Graphic Design and/or other Art related disciplines.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 15 credits
|Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as Media/Fine Art/Photography/Graphic Design and/or other Art related disciplines. Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.|
|Scottish Higher||Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.|
We make offers based on an overall Merit profile (96 UCAS tariff points), we consideration all aspects of an application and applicants will receive a personalised offer from Solihull College & University Centre
Other qualifcations and combinations of qualifcations will be considered and maybe also acceptable - please contact email@example.com
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.solihull.ac.uk/demographic/university-level-learner/category/art-design/course/pearson-btec-higher-national-certificate-diploma-art-design-art-practice/
When applying for one of our full time Higher Education courses all prospective applicants must apply through UCAS, selecting the correct institution code(s) and UCAS course code(s), these are located on the course leaflet www.solihull.ac.uk. Guides on how to complete your UCAS application or personal statement are also available via request from the Admissions department firstname.lastname@example.org or 0121 678 7000.
All applicants are required to attend an interview and will be notified of the date via email and UCAS Track. Applicants applying from outside the West Midlands alternative interview arrangements can be made for you but we strongly encourage all prospective applicants come along to view Solihull College and University Centre’s facilities and meet the teaching teams.
At Interview original certificates including GCSE’s will be required, applicants applying for our Early Years courses will be required to bring evidence of DBS check, Art & Design and Media students a portfolio or show reel will also be required for interview.
Mature students who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account.
Please allow 28 working days from receiving of your application to a decision being made and UCAS Track to be updated. This time may increase if there is missing information from your application (applicants will be contacted directly to request this) or during busy application periods such as 15th January equal consideration date and possibly February.
Portfolio required for this course
Students who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, but can demonstrate capability in English at a standard commensurate to IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded on individual sections for a level 4, 5 or 6 qualification, will be considered as eligible to apply for the programme/course.
|Channel Islands||£6,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,000||Year 1|
Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying to study either full time or part time courses from September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/