Level 3

Art and Design (Graphic Design) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course is designed to take you through a comprehensive range of different graphic design and multimedia techniques and disciplines either in preparation for study at a higher level or for future employment.

Completing this course will give you a UAL level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Graphic Design).

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4/grade C including maths, English and an art-related subject, or
  • Art and Design Level 2 Extended Certificate plus maths and English at grade 4/grade C, or equivalent
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Graphics media, techniques and technology
  • Mixed media image making
  • Typefaces and letter forms
  • Typographic and layout design
  • Words and images in graphic design
  • Design for advertising
  • Graphics for 3D application
  • Website design
  • Graphic image making
  • Digital storytelling
  • Factual writing in art and design
  • Narrative image making
  • Specialist illustration using computer applications
  • Information graphics
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

Practical tasks and supporting written material.

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

  • Art and Design Level 4 Foundation Diploma
  • Higher education at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Graphic Design at University Centre Southend