MCAST Foundation Certificate or 2 SEC/O-Level Passes Compulsory: Art or Art & Design or Textiles & Design
Other Entry Requirements
Interview and Portfolio
The BTEC Diploma in Art and Design provides underpinning knowledge and practical skills, giving students an introduction to various aspects of the creative industries. This programme is especially beneficial for those students who intend to progress to higher levels of education and training in Art, Craft and Design or Media.
Based on a series of study units, students will harness theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills during lectures as well as workshop based sessions related to given art and design briefs.
Based on a series of study units, students will harness theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills during workshop based tutorials related to given art and design briefs.
Assessment is integrated into your course. Working to different assignment briefs, students will give evidence of the ability to achieve unit learning outcomes, while at the same time building a relevant portfolio of creative work.
Programme Learning Outcomes
× Understand the basic principles underlying art, design and creativity × Explore and experiment with a range of media, materials and techniques × Develop different ideas towards the solution of simple design problems × Describe and evaluate own and others’ art and design work.
Core Study Units
Contextual references in Art and Design 2D Visual Communication 3D Visual Communication Using Ideas to Explore, Develop and Produce Art & Design Building an Art & Design Portfolio Working in the Art & Design Industry Working with 3D Design Briefs * Working with 3D Design Craft Briefs* Working with Interactive Media Briefs * Working with Moving Image Briefs* * Students will be asked to identify their preferred area of specialisation during the progression of the course. Options are offered subject to availability.
English Maltese Mathematics Information Technology Personal Development
Progress After Completion
MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Design Crafts MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production