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One Year


A successful portfolio, interview


This course is assessed by coursework.

About this course

This course is ideal for learners progressing from a Creative Arts subject a Level Three who wish to progress into a career in the Creative Arts industry or to gain a stepping stone to university. This course is a one-year subject and will allow students to explore a range of areas. They are then able to choose a subject specialism through exploratory, pathway and confirmatory options.

Modern Dance


Emma Lattimore

Who is this aimed at?

This course is aimed at students who:

  • Wish to progress into a career in the Creative Arts industry

  • Wish to gain a stepping stone to university

What will you learn?

Core units:

  • The Exploratory Stage - this offers students the opportunity to experience a wide range of studio activities spanning two and three dimensional subject disciplines.

  • The Pathway Stage - this offers the opportunity for students to discover their own strengths within a specific subject area.

  • The Confirmatory Stage - at this stage of the course students negotiate individual programmes of work with a focus on specific subject areas. The term ends with a final assessment exhibition.

What skills will you develop?

  • Creative thinking

  • Problem solving

  • Attention to detail

  • Organisational skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Decision making

  • Team work

  • Digital design: Photoshop & Illustrator

  • Pattern cutting

Professional development

  • Art Direction 

  • Sculpture 

  • Jewellery Design 

  • Ceramic Design 

  • Architecture 

  • Fine Art 

  • Art History 

  • Media 

  • Commercial Art 

  • Printmaking 

  • Fashion  

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