Art and Design (Photography)

Art and Design (Photography)

The UK’s creative industries are now worth a record £84.1 billion to the UK economy. Art and Design is a subject that could lead to a well paid and fulfilling career in the Arts.

The course offers you the chance to explore your own creativity, develop your ideas, think critically and learn to express yourself artistically with growing expertise. There is no greater satisfaction than being absorbed in the creative process and the course is tailored to provide you with this experience.


Duration: 1 year
Starting date: September 2018
Location: SRC Bede Sixth Form


How will I learn?
You will learn through a combination of research, projects, investigations, fieldwork and practical experiments. Your learning experiences will include visits to galleries, workshops and on going guidance in the use of materials and development of ideas.


How am I assessed?
The new BTEC National use a combination of assessment styles to enable learners to showcase their skills and application of knowledge. You will be assessed through tasks and assignments which includes written work, and crating your own portfolio.


You need
A keen interest in art plus an Art GCSE grade A*/9 – B/6 is recommended.


What else do I need to know?
Materials will be provided but you will have the opportunity to buy folders and your own art materials at a reduced rate if desired.
Students who have studied Art at SRC Bede Sixth Form have gone on to study Art at some of the best universities in the country.


What’s next?
Choosing Art and Design could lead to a range of exciting opportunities. You could go on to study a creative subject at University or become a photographer, graphic designer, film director, website designer, or even an art/photography teacher.


How do I apply/enrol?