BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma inArt and Design

This is a two-year, full-time course aimed at people who are interested in pursuing a career in the creative industries. You'll learn both the practical, artistic skills and the theory that informs them. There will also be help to develop your professional practice.

Course Content

Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on practical responses to set tasks, through a range of units. These include elements of:

  • Visual Recording in Art and Design
  • Materials, Techniques and Processes in Art and Design
  • Ideas and Concepts in Art and Design
  • Visual Communication in Art and Design
  • Contextual Influences in Art and Design
You will complete a series of projects designed to enhance your skill set in range of art disciplines such as photography, mixed media, graphics, digital art, 2D and 3D, printmaking, and fine art.

You will be given coursework based on tutor-led classes but you are also expected to produce your own briefs to work within specific units.

Features/Benefits

Emphasis is placed on practical responses to set tasks, through a mixture of art disciplines such as photography, mixed media, graphics, digital art, 2D and 3D, printmaking, and fine art. As part of the programme of study you will have opportunities to go on trips, visit exhibitions and also hear from guest speakers.

Entry Requirements

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, with satisfactory English and Maths grades,
  • or
  • a BTEC Level 2 Diploma (at Merit level), with satisfactory English and Maths grades.

Please contact the International Admissions Office for further advice. international@loucoll.ac.uk

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion of the course could lead to employment in the creative industries or a degree-level course. Former students have gone on to study subjects such as graphic design, photography, art history, illustration and animation, computer games modelling, Interior architecture and design and jewellery design.

Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2023

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Level:

3

Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact the International Team for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 23/24HFH1151

OUR STUDENTS SAY

“My lessons are very interactive and there is a lot of communication between us students and teachers which makes it easier for us. I am enjoying my course so far.”

Omar Khaled

United Arab Emirates