Art & Design (CAVA Access to Higher Education)

Art & Design (CAVA Access to Higher Education)

Subject Area: Access to Higher Education Art & Design Adult Learning

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2019
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 140966
  • Entry Requirements

    You must be aged 19+, GCSE English Language and/or maths at grade 4 (C) and above/Functional skills level 2, interview and suitable reference.

    Course Overview

    The study programme is designed for those who wish to progress onto a degree programme and you must be aged 19+ at the time of enrolment.

    The study programme includes 60 Level 3 credits which will be made up of: Introduction to Drawing, Printmaking, Introduction to Contextual Studies, Colour, 3D, Using a workshop, Techniques and Processes, Visual Studies, Modernism, Communicate and Investigate through Drawing, and a Final Major Project. There is also a study skills unit which will help you prepare for academic writing, researching and preparing for presentations.

    A variety of assessment is used which includes completed art work, sketchbooks, essays, reports, presentations, portfolio evidence and a final major project.

    You will be in College for 2 days for the Diploma.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    You can visit the CAVA website by clicking this link.

    Course Highlights

    This study programme is designed for those who wish to progress onto a degree programme and must be aged 19+ at the time of enrolment.

    This study programme will give you the entry criteria for university as a mature student.

    The programme offers Level 3 Art and Design units as well as study skills units to help prepare you for university. Working with practicing artists in our well-equipped studios and workshops will extend your ideas and help you develop your artistic skills. You will also look at how to use research to develop your work and prepare for higher level study.

    Next Steps

    You will be able to apply for a number of Art & Design related degrees at the completion of the course.

    Tuition Costs

    For all students aged 19+ please visit our website www.suffolk.ac.uk.

    Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at the above website.