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Art and Design

This is a unique qualification that will prepare you for the rigours of university level study in art-related degrees such as: photography, architecture, fine art, graphics and fashion.

This course is ideal for students who have gained a Level 3 qualification (A Level or equivalent) and would like to pursue a career in a creative field. You will develop an outstanding portfolio of work that showcases the skills you develop and your own creativity and aptitude.

The College is an accredited centre of excellence working in partnership with the University of the Arts London (UAL); Europe’s largest specialist art and design awarding body, giving you the best possible platform from which to progress and succeed. The emphasis of an art and design qualification at the College is on developing creative thinking and innovative approaches to problem solving. For mature applicants we assess suitability at interview and there is no age limit for this course.

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What will I learn?

“I chose to study the Foundation in Art and Design course and specialised in Photography. College gives you a lot more freedom, the lessons are structured more professionally which gives you an idea of what it will be like at university. I would really recommend this course if you want to grow as a designer."Alfie Reddy

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

Level 3 Applied General Extended DiplomaFine Art

Level 2 Diploma (UAL)Art and Design

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