Who is the course for?Students who have an interest in graphic design which can include poster, book covers, CD's and promotional material.
What can it lead to?A2 Graphics
Entry Requirements6 GCSE grades A* - C in National Curriculum Subjects, including English & Maths (and preferrably Art & Design) and including at least 2 grades at A/B. Screening test showing Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy.
What will I study?Unit 1: Thematic Enquiry
Unit 2: Expressive Study, Across these two units, students will research and apply the work of other designers and artists, develop ideas through exploring a variety of media and processes and make effective use of typeface. Final work may be produced using Photoshop software and be presented as posters, CD covers, book covers, packaging and other promotional material.
Unit 3: Timed Exam, Students will respond to a brief, set by the examining board
How will I be taught?All classes are practical and studio based. Students will learn to be competent using a broad variety of media, techniques and processes, including computer software such as Photoshop.
How will I be assessed?Each unit of work is assessed internally and moderated by an external examiner.
What equipment or materials will I need?Basic drawing materials - other materials supplied by the college.
What should I bring to the first class?Your enrolment form, learning agreement and timetable.
What additional costs are there?£60 materials levy per year
How do I Enrol?You can apply for full time programmes on our website www.harrow.ac.uk. Find your desired course, click on the Apply link at the end of a course information sheet, then check out and complete the online application form. Alternatively, you can download an application from the website or request one from Admissions and post it to the college. All applicants will complete an initial assessment followed by a guidance interview. You will be notified in writing of the outcome of the interview and enrolment details will be forwarded to you at a later date. Enrolment is normally at the campus where you will be studying.
Course Offer ConditionsHarrow College normally runs courses that are offered. However, courses that do not recruit to a satisfactory level may be withdrawn or closed.
Fees and Refunds PolicyPlease see our information on fees and bursaries on the Young Learners (16+) pages of the website. Any fees paid for full time programmes are non refundable. Please contact Admissions if you would like further information or advice.
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