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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
QAA160156
Price:
£130.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification Summary

The aim of this Diploma is to allow learners to compile a portfolio of evidence to show their readiness and ability to progress onto a range of art and design related degrees. The Diploma will equip learners with fundamental research and practical skills needed for creative degrees.

The Diploma will allow adults from non-conventional academic backgrounds to enter a Diploma and progress to Higher Education This is possible through the combination of units which allow learners to have a thorough grounding in art and design. If the learner has gone straight into employment, they may not have studied at Level 3 and so this Diploma will be useful in supporting their existing skills and provide a good grounding for further study.

The Diploma will provide Learners with underpinning skills to support academic study and provide a level 3 qualification linked to their proposed HE study. A broad range of skills related to art and design will be acquired, whilst the underpinning skills within the ungraded units will ensure that the learner is fully prepared for progression onto relevant degrees.


Why choose this qualification?

Following successful completion of this Diploma, learners will be able to progress to University to study design for publishing, art history, magazine publishing media cultures, advertising and a range of other pathways.

Access to HE Art and Design

Units

Graded Academic Mandatory

Students must achieve all credits from this group.

Cultural Studies - Modern and Contemporary Studies in Art and Design

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU011380
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Exhibition and Professional Practice

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011375
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Figure Studies

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU011362
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Graphic Design

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011337
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Mixed Media

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011389
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Photography

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011369
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Printmaking

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011372
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Research and Creative Development

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU014857
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Research: Final Major Project

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU007931
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Visual Studies 2D

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU011357
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Ungraded Units

Students must achieve all credits from this group.

Academic Writing Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025276
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Communication - Speaking and Listening

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007560
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Introduction to 3D

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU008279
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Preparation for Higher Education

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025532
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Presenting Information Using ICT

Level:
Level 2
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011460
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Promoting Wellbeing and Building Resilience

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU028487
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Study Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018318
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Study Skills - Academic Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007802
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Study Skills for Creative Arts

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025980
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QAA aim code

4000630X

Funding information

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  • Access to HE is eligible for funding as part of the legal entitlement offer.
  • Access to HE is eligible for funding via Advanced Learner Loans and appears on the Advanced Learner Loans catalogues published by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

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