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BA (Hons) Art and Design with Foundation Entry

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    BA - Bachelor of Arts

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About this course
The principal aims of the programme are to: 1. Provide opportunities for you to explore areas of Art and Design and develop a sound portfolio of creative work 2. Provide you with a stimulating, comprehensive and progressive programme of study 3. Provide you with the ability to develop a range of subject-specific practical skills and to recognise those transferable skills, useful for subsequent employment, self-employment and/or professional development 4. Equip you with the professional and critical skills to pursue an informed and articulate art and design practice as a preparation for a successful career in, or as professional development within, the creative industries 5. Provide you with opportunities to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions, to reach sound judgements, and to communicate effectively 6. Enable you to develop generic graduate skills required for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility, as well as academic and research skills to help prepare you for postgraduate study 7. Develop your appreciation and understanding of the aesthetic, social, moral, ethical, environmental, economic and global issues and contexts which affect decision-making within an art and design context 8. Provide you with skills necessary to succeed at degree level and beyond.

Awarded By
This course is awarded by The University of Bolton

Progression & Careers
The diversity a degree in Art and Design enables students to progress into a wide variety of creative sectors. The skills gains during your art and design degree are transferable to a range of sectors, including specialised art related careers and other more general roles. You will learn a range of art and design skills, such as thinking creatively , analysing form, communicating visually, mastering the use of colour, space and line, as well as transferable skills such as analytical and research skills, solving problems, planning and managing time and resources, and collaborating with others. Taking part in events and exhibitions will also improve your confidence and self awareness. A career in art and design can cover a plethora of different areas such as Painting, Sculpture, Illustration, Photography , Animation, Textiles, Set Design, Community Art. Many graduates set up their own small businesses or work as freelancers.

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A level :

Your level 3 subjects should include a relevant subject; i.e. A-level or BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design.


University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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