The Northern School of Art (formerly Cleveland College of Art and Design) has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This programme has been developed directly with our industry partners who include Visual Affects Artists, Miniature Effects Designers and Model Makers. It builds on the success and demand of the model making content of our BA (Hons) Production Design for Stage and Screen programme, and so we now introduce our brand new specialist programme in this area.
This programme explores the development of employable skills for a host of Industries and will develop both traditional and digital skills through a programme of study where students are working alongside experienced industry professionals. The programme is supported by some of the most talented model makers in the industry. This includes, not just the programme team but our wide ranging Industrial Liaison Group (our ILG), several of which are graduates of The Northern School of Art.
Underpinned by modules in Material Culture and Professional Studies the programme develops practical skills which include sculpting, mould making, digital and traditional model making and much more. All of which are supported by the relevant drawing skills a model maker will need.
Architectural Model Making,
Model Making and Design for Theatre.
Film and TV prop making.
Prototyping for Industrial Designers
Puppet and Character development for stop frame animation
Interactive Exhibition Models
Animatronics and Automata for exhibition and TV
Photographic props for advertising
Concept models for the games industry
In your first year (Level Four) you will explore: Research Studies • Drawing for Creative Development • Workshop practice • Visual Development • Digital Creative Development • Traditional Creative Development
In your second year (Level Five) you will develop: Professional Practice •Action Props • Transformative Techniques • Workshop Practice • Digital Development • Professional Consolidation
In your third year (Level Six) you will produce: Project Research and Preparation • Final Major Project • Dissertation/Report • Final Show and Portfolio
In course assessment. Each module is assessed upon completion and given a percentage mark.
How to apply
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:
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||The Northern School of Art|
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
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Pass Foundation Diploma|
Your potential is our main focus when assessing your suitability for the programme you have applied to. Because of this, we take into account all aspects of your application and not just your academic profile.
If you are a mature applicant (i.e. 21+ years), we will place more emphasis on your portfolio and the skills and experience you can demonstrate at interview.
Your portfolio, which you bring to interview, is an integral part of the assessment. It should demonstrate your current skills, interests and knowledge where appropriate.
It is also expected that you will bring evidence of written work to interview and/or have a Level 2 qualification in English/Literacy.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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