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Art and Design

Level 3 Cambridge Extended Diploma in Art and Design

Full Time

Course Overview

Year One: Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Art and Design
Year Two: Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Art and Design

During this two-year course you will explore a range of art and design techniques as part of a number of core units and then choose to specialise as the course progresses towards more specialist art and design based disciplines.

Course Content

During year one you will be introduced to a wide range of techniques and learn new processes throughout the different disciplines within art and design.

You will design your second year around your chosen specialism such as photography, spatial design, graphics, sculpture, illustration, fine art, fashion or textiles. 

Entry Requirement

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification.
  • A good portfolio of work to show.


Continuous assessment takes place throughout the course through assignments based upon current art and design practice.  All work is produced through coursework and projects and there are no exams.

The course uses practical activities to assess coursework, including peer review, self assessment, presentations, practical activities and exhibitions.

Where does this course lead to

As the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A-levels, you will be able to progress to university, an art foundation course or into employment.

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Course Outline

Course Code: FF36
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 07/09/2020
Duration: 1 Year
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