Level 3 Art and Design

Start Date

Tue Sep 07 2021

Day / Time



1 year


Baltic Campus

Level 3 Art and Design

This course is designed to prepare you for the world of work in the creative sector. The UK has one of the most diverse and vibrant creative landscapes, employing around 3.12 million people and generating around £101.5 billion each year. Employment in the UK creative industries is growing at 4 times the rate of the UK workforce.

On this course, you'll explore and develop different disciplines and skills before specialising in your own preferred route You'll learn through experimentation and exploration by engaging in practical and theory sessions and you'll explore the work of other artists and designers, discover career and progression routes to help you reach for that dream job and visit galleries and places of cultural and educational interest. Plus, we're in a great location with BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art right on our doorstep.

Validated by the world-renowned University of Arts London (UAL), the course is a two year programme designed to give you the freedom to explore your potential, take creative risks and find the path that challenges and excites you.

This course covers painting, sculpture, textiles, fine art, photography, multi-media, graphic design and illustration, helping you to develop your skills across a broad range of techniques. You’ll choose one to specialise in for your final major project, build a portfolio of work for progression to higher education or employment and showcase your creative ability in a final year exhibition.

You'll work in traditional and digital media as well as 2D and 3D techniques. In the final stage of the course you will choose your own art and design specialism, helping you prepare for the next stages and develop a portfolio.

You will showcase your work at exhibitions, participate in creative competitions, work on live briefs with real clients and build a professional body of work which will give you the confidence to study at university or step into employment.

What about after the course?
  • Artists
  • Graphic Designers
  • Product, Clothing and Related Designers
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