The course allows you to develop your academic work with a research symposium to meet with other artists and academics to discuss artworks and themes. You’ll receive personalised support based on your practice, and the space to develop your creative practice in a multidisciplinary environment. Acting as a form of percolation, your work will be distilled for exhibition, ready to be shown to the public. Develop your arts practice – sign up for the MA today!
This two years programme allows you to explore the various art and design techniques that will help you to select your specialist pathway to higher education. You’ll look at fine art, sculpture, 3D design, printmaking, illustration, photography, animation, fashion, textiles, graphics, architecture, and interior design on this exciting, intensive and fast-moving programme, building up your fundamental skills and developing you individual style and techniques in preparation for University. You’ll create a beautiful and convincing portfolio for your application and interview to Higher Education. From this programme, you can progress onto a HND or Degree programme, on your way to working as an artist, in graphic design, fashion and marketing, illustration, theatre set design and more.
This programme has been designed to enable students with a strong creative desire to access vocational Art and Design study. The Level 2 programme allows for broad based Art and Design study in core subject areas including Drawing, Design and Visual Communication. The course enables you to experience an introduction to elements such as printmaking, graphics, fashion, textiles, 3D design and fine art. Visits to galleries and field trips are an essential part of the programme. You will learn about 2D and 3D Visual Communication, research the development of Art and Design through history to the present day, explore and develop Art and Design ideas and produce an Art and Design outcome. Successful completion of the Programme gives the opportunity for progression to the Level 3 course. Developing practical skills in English, maths and information and communication technology (ICT) are an integral and compulsory part of the programme.
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The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is an exciting year-long course designed to develop your understanding of creative practice and to introduce you to new ways of working that will support and aid your progression into Higher Education.
The Harrogate College Foundation Diploma in Art and Design explores the fundamentals of creative thinking and working, helping you to examine which of the numerous disciplines in art and design is right for you. The course will cover a variety of topics taught through a programme of seminars, workshops, projects and gallery visits to provide you with a set of practical and theoretical skills that are applicable to a range of art and design disciplines. Teaching staff will draw upon their knowledge and experience to help you discover which area of the creative industries is right for you and provide you with tailored support to aid your development in your chosen specialist area.
Our teaching is designed to introduce you to the skills and thinking needed when working at degree level in a creative discipline, and to support your progression into Higher Education through the creation of portfolios and UCAS guidance.
Students who have studied on our course progress to some of the best universities in the country to study subjects from Fine Art and Technical Theatre, to Textiles and Product Design, preparing them for careers across the creative industries.
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