BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design + Certificate in Graphic Design

Duration: 12 months

Core Units

Subjects are foundational in nature and configured to focus the learner onto the path of design thinking and its varied nuances with focus on the subject specialism of Graphic Design.

  • Visual recording in Art & Design
  • Materials, techniques and Processes in Art & Design
  • Ideas and Concepts in Art & Design
  • Communication through Art & Design
  • Design methods in Art & Design

Professional Specialist Units

Subjects are highly focused and vocational in approach and take the learner into the knowledge, understanding, application and working in the area of specialism, Graphic Design.

The units will focus the learner onto the fundamental skills required to make sophisticated graphic design: process, historical context, and communication through image-making and typography. The sequence is completed by a project that applies the skills of each course and peer feedback in a finished branding project suitable for a professional portfolio.

  • Graphics, Media, Techniques & Technology
  • Words & Images in Graphic Design
  • Mixed Media Image Making
  • Information Graphics
  • Professional Practice in Art & Design
  • Freelance Work in Art & Design