Apply your creative imagination to design processes, modification and prototypes, including Product and Car Design, Architecture, Interiors, Costumes, Sets and Props. We will help you gain hands-on experience and an understanding of design from both an industry and a theoretical perspective.

Throughout your studies, you will have access to our dedicated Art and Design studios. The 3D Design and Technology studio is fully equipped with machinery and equipment to allow you to develop your skills and experiment artistically in a safe and creative environment.

You will explore a broad range of practical 3D/2D skills whilst embedding the fundamentals of design. You will then apply the skills you have learned in briefs using research, development of ideas and refinement to finished pieces. All work is carried out in sketchbooks, prototypes and model making. You will cover a range of techniques including use of tools and workshop machinery.

Your practical work follows a pathway of analytical research of artists’ work, development and idea refinement to final practical pieces within the exploration of a given theme. More advanced techniques and skills are taught and developed including Photoshop and 3D software. Personal exploration is encouraged, as are independent student work, thought and idea generation.

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Entry requirements

  • 5 studios, specifically equipped for each specialist subject plus a professional photographic studio
  • Digital labs
  • Annual Art Show
  • Guest artist led workshops
  • Well-established links with universities and wider creative industries
  • Regular trips such as Courtauld Gallery London, Manchester Gallery and Museum of Costume
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park visits
  • End of Degree Show Visits
  • Life drawing sessions
  • Art Award scholarships
  • Opportunity to progress to our one year Art Foundation Degree after completion of your A-Level programme

Our past students studying this course have gone on to:

Cleveland College of Art and Design - Costume Interpretation with Design

The University of Gloucestershire - Computer Games Design (with placement)

The University of Huddersfield - Architecture

Apprenticeship Arena Group - Engineer

Newcastle University - Architecture

University of Central Lancashire - Games Design

Apprenticeship Oakwood Engineering Solutions Limited - CAD Engineer

Liverpool John Moores University - Architectural Technology

The University of Salford - Architecture

Teesside University - Computer Character Animation

The University of Nottingham - Architecture

Course Key Details

Course Type : A-Level
Exam Board : EDUQAS
Pass Rate : 100%
Assessment : 100% coursework and practical exam

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of students achieved high grades (A*, A or B)


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