- Materials and methods
- Cultural and Supporting Studies
- The Creative Process – looking at the generation of ideas and how they inform practice
- Digital Design – industry standard packages that enable photographic content to be used by the design industry
- Creative Studies – working with creative responses to client led briefs
- Professional Studies
- Minor Project
- Major Project
- Professional Practice Projects
- Professional and Business Practice
Study hours are split between approximately one third scheduled learning (eg lectures, tutorials, practical classes and workshops) and two thirds guided independent study, which may include 3 weeks' work experience.
See Programme Specification
Upon successful completion of the course, students may progress to a one year top up BA (Hons) Degree, employment or freelance work.
Interview and Portfolio
Minimum UCAS points:
- Old system: 160
- New 2017 system: 64
from one of the following:
- BTEC/UAL Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in an appropriate subject
- A Levels – with at least 56 points (or 140 in old system) from A2 Levels (including a relevant subject)
- Foundation Studies Diploma in Art & Design/Media
- Access Diploma in related subject
- An equivalent overseas qualification together with a proven ability in spoken and written English (IELTS 6 overall - an overall score of 6.0 is required, with a minimum score of 6.0 or above for the writing element and 5.5 for all other sub skills)
It is strongly advised that all Higher Education applicants will have successfully achieved an A*- C grade in both GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent qualification), to enable them to successfully complete their studies at Northbrook College and enhance their future career prospects.
Mature students without formal qualifications but with relevant experience are encouraged to apply.
Individual offers may vary.
There are no written exams and you will be assessed through a combination of coursework and practical work (for more details, see the Programme Specification).
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