About this course
This course is a creative, practical subject. In art and design you explore how to successfully express your ideas visually and how to develop your practical skills in different media. Art and design encourages you to be experimental and to explore lots of visual ideas which will lead to making exciting 2D and 3D finished work. You will also research the lives and work of other selected artists and designers.
You will need:
4 GCSEs at a minimum of grade D which must include English and art at a minimum of grade D
a level 1 diploma pass in an appropriate subject and English GCSE at grade D.
You will also need to show a good portfolio of art and design work at your interview
You will need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 for entry on to most study programmes (this will rise to 6.0 for subjects with heavy reading and writing components).