MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Design Crafts)
2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level Passes Compulsory A-Level: Art or Art & Design, or equivalent
Other Entry Requirements
Interview and Portfolio
This course offers a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the assimilation of requisite knowledge and understanding in the field of product and spatial design.
You will be expected to be able to work individually as well as in teams, in the production of design work for fictional as well as real-life case scenarios. This holistic vocational programme meets individual progression needs, whether it leads to employment or further studies on degree courses.
The course involves the use of specialised design software applications and a considerable amount of workshop practice. Students are expected to learn apply theory to practical and realistic work scenarios. They should show evidence of independent study, management of own and othersí activities, and lateral and creative thinking.
Students will be assessed on their knowledge and practical learning skills as evidenced in their project work. Learners are assessed against set criteria provided in a number of assignment briefs, for which they have to present a number of evidences to support achievement of key competences.
Programme Learning Outcomes
◊ Carry out in-depth research and investigation independently ◊ Apply complex theories of 3D Design to own work, practically and creatively ◊ Work to a broad range of design briefs within different 3D design contexts ◊ Evaluate own and other 3D Designersí work and identify strategies for improvement.
Core Study Units
Visual Communication in Art and Design Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design Contextual and Cultural Referencing in Art and Design Professional Practice in Art and Design Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Critical Study in Art and Design Professional Studies in Art and Design 3D Computer Modelling and Animation Digital Media in Art and Design Product Design Commercial Model Making Design for Performing Arts Specialist 3D Technology and Processes Exhibition and Retail Design Interior Design Properties of 3D Materials and Media
Progress After Completion
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in 3D Design and Interiors.