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Art & Design BTEC Level 4 HNC & Level 5 HND | Furness College
Art & Design BTEC Level 4 HNC & Level 5 HND

Art & Design BTEC Level 4 HNC & Level 5 HND

Course Content

How long is the course?

1 year full time HNC
2 years full time HND (year 1 HNC, year 2 HND)
2 years part time HNC
3 years part time HND
 

How will I learn?

The student experience on the HNC/HND programme will be approximately an equal division between traditional lectures and practical and assignment work.  

What subjects will I study?

Programme Structure for HNC Level 4 
Core Units & Optional Units


•    Visual Communication in Art and Design
•    Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design
•    Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
•    Professional Practice in Art and Design
•    Drawing in Fine Art
•    Personal Development through Drawing
•    Digital Media in Art & Design
•    Digital Image Creation and Development

Programme Structure for HND Level 4 & Level 5 
Core Units & Optional Units


•    Visual Communication in Art and Design
•    Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design
•    Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design
•    Professional Practice in Art and Design
•    Drawing in Fine Art
•    Personal Development through Drawing
•    Digital Media in Art & Design
•    Digital Image Creation and Development
•    Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
•    Design Methods 
•    Site-Specific Fine Art
•    Development of Fine Art Identity
•    Personal Style in Graphic Design
•    Communication with Images in Art & Design
•    Art, Design & Media Practice within Digital Environment
•    3D Computer Modelling & Animation

How will I be assessed?

Formal presentations – which reflect professional practice and provide opportunities for the development of transferable communication skills together with intellectual skills, such as critical analysis and evaluation.
 
Written Assignments – which provide opportunities for students to demonstrate competencies in research techniques, critical evaluation and transferable skills.
 
Local projects – which provide excellent opportunities for students to demonstrate effective self-managed learning whilst demonstrating a full broad range of competencies from technical skills and research/enquiry through to independence of thought and critical analysis.
 
Practical Workshops – which provide opportunities for skills acquisition.

Individual and group tutorials – which provide opportunities to confirm and consolidate. 

Entry Requirements

When is the next start date?

Week commencing 10th September 2018.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry requirements for the HNC are as follows: • BTEC Level 3 qualification in Art and Design (Merit) • Other related level 3 qualifications and a minimum of grade C (GCSE) or level 2 in literacy and numeracy • Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution • Related work experience Admission to the HND programme requires a minimum of 120 credits from a HNC in an appropriate discipline. Normally at least 40 of these credits should be at Merit level or above.

How can I apply?

All FULL TIME students should apply through UCAS at the link below: UCAS Application Form The UCAS course code for the HNC in Art and Design is A286. The UCAS course code for the HND in Art and Design is A285. PART TIME students can apply directly to the college using our online application: Furness College Application Form PLEASE NOTE Applicants may be invited in for interview with the course tutor.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us: T: 01229 825017 E: info@furness.ac.uk www.furness.ac.uk

Progression

What opportunities will this lead to?

The programme will provide the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification in one to three years with the option to continue study to Art & Design (Hons) level at the University of Central Lancashire in either full time or part time modes Click here for further information about progression opportunities at UCLan or University of Cumbria (UoC) Click here for further information about progression opportunities at UoC.

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