Creative Arts and MediaDiploma •
About the course
The course explores experimental and creative methods within 2D and 3D communication. These explorations enable skills to be acquired, developing creative practical knowledge and ideas to create art and design, media and business outcomes for the set projects set by the tutors . Themes are current and engaging on the projects set, building upon life skills and work experiences. The course will involve working on tutor set and live briefs as well as self-initiated projects across a range of disciplines , enabling you to develop your strengths within all subject areas. Assessment is via coursework and practical assessment throughout the Academic Year. The course is about building strengths and confidence enabling positive opportunities for progression to be put in place.
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Location ByBurnley College
Two GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English OR a relevant Foundation Learning qualification including GCSE grade 3 in English PLUS a portfolio of work presented at interview. There may also be an additional assessment.
This course explores experimental and creative methods within 2D and 3D communication. These acquired skills help to develop practical knowledge and ideas to create art and design outcomes in response to set projects. Assessment is via coursework and practical assessments. The ethos of the course is to extend and explore creative opportunities within the Creative Arts and Media, a vocationally related qualification where learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context. Whilst increasing your existing skills, extending your creative applications and building confidence within your creative journey whilst studying at Burnley College.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may decide to progress onto a Level 2 study programme at Burnley College or an Apprenticeship. You will also have the opportunity to progress onto a wide variety of different subject areas such as Media, Performance and Art.
Extra curricular activities
As a Creative Arts and Media student you will have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of activities to enhance your studies. This year our students have taken part in visits to art exhibitions at national and international venues, participated in the College Creative Arts and Media showcase event and Oscars ceremony, taken part in Flash Mob performances, given live drama performances and been involved in projects with local businesses.