Art & Design BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
The Art & Design BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is a full time two year programme up to 5 days per week.
The Art & Design BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is a practical, work related course. Students produce work which investigates and develops both their creativity and theoretical knowledge of art & design.
At the end of the second year students produce both a portfolio of their practical art & design project work and a final exhibition showcasing their work.
The Art & Design BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is taught at our campus in Longbridge, Birmingham.
18 units in total
To view the work of students who studied this course in the past, visit our student website here
Functional Skills are a compulsory part of all Sixth Form Centre courses. Students set targets to improve their skills, and gain qualifications, in English, Maths and/or IT. The Functional Skills and levels taken are based on initial assessment and previous GCSE results. There is a particular emphasis on skills required for Art & Design. Students build up a folder of evidence from their vocational work and may be required to sit one or more tests.
Students develop their skills through practical sessions, demonstrations, workshops, lectures, one- to-one personal tutorials and portfolio development.
A grade scale of Pass, Merit and Distinction is applied to all units.
On successful completion of the programme students will be awarded a qualification equivalent to 3 A Levels.
Opportunities for Progression
On successful completion of the programme students can progress onto higher education courses within various aspects of Art & Design, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplomas are also valued by employers.
For International Students, Secure English Language Test at B2 level, such as IELTS level 5.5 or equivalent.
24+ ADVANCED LEARNING LOANS
Anyone aged 24 or over may apply for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan. The loans are designed to help you pay your tuition fees and are available to all UK nationals* studying a publicly funded Level 3 or Level 4 Course. It’s easy to apply, your household income isn’t taken into account and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay anything back until your income is over £21,000 a year. If your loan is for an Access to Higher Education programme and you progress to complete a Higher Education programme, you will not have to pay back your 24+ loan.
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*Resident in the UK for three years prior to the start of the course. Enquire for further eligibility
For Further Information
If you are interested in studying Art & Design BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, please contact the Advice Zone on 0121 477 1300, call in or email [email protected]
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY
S.E.L.T. requirements (IELTS or equivalent) Minimum B2 (5.5 IELTS overall)