REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
Excellent preparation for your career in Graphic Design, learning from assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations.
Learn to work with industry professionals on ‘live’ projects, building employability skills, and producing work that will provide you with numerous opportunities to see your projects used commercially.
Chance to progress to university to study Art or Design, or into Art and Design related employment.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
General art and design skills using a variety of 2D and 3D media including drawing and painting, photography, model making and art history. Specialist skills including digital image making, advertising, typography and publishing. You will develop skills including a combination of traditional materials and computer-based processes and techniques using industry standard software (Adobe Creative Suite).
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED
The Extended Diploma is coursework and unit based with feedback at the end of each assignment. You will complete a final major project on a theme of your choice that is displayed in a public an exhibition.
You will build a strong portfolio that will allow you to apply for top university places or go on to work in the Creative Industries, in full-time employment or apprenticeships. Other options include progression onto the Art Foundation course.