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Visual Communication

This course is intended for those with an interest in Business, Advertising and/or the Media. It is both practical and theoretical, combining elements of Graphic design and Media studies. The aim of the course is for students to become aware how businesses and/or organisations promote themselves and their services visually. Areas of study Media theories […]

History of Architecture

The History of Architecture This course is intended as an introduction to the development of Western architecture through social and technological changes. Areas of study may include: An introduction to RIBA The Classical Orders of architecture Traditional materials and vernacular architecture Architectural terminology Iron and steel, the development of the skyscraper and the Chicago School […]

History of Art

History of Art This course is intended as an introduction to the development of Western art through social and technological changes. Areas of study will include: Perspective and picture and pictorial space A brief guide to pre and post-Renaissance Impressionism Cubism The development of non-representational art. Abstract Expressionism and Colourfield Painting Op and Pop Art. […]

Model-making

This course has been primarily set up for those wishing to study architecture, however, it is of use for anyone wishing to study art and design. Candidates will be introduced to a variety of experiences and explore a range of techniques and processes using primarily paper and/or card. Candidates will explore relevant images, artefacts and […]

Art for Architecture

Students will be introduced to a variety of experiences and explore a range of fine art media, techniques and processes. Candidates should explore drawing using a variety of methods and media and should use sketchbooks/workbooks/journals to underpin their work and realise the importance of process as well as product. Areas of study will include: Painting […]

Graphic Communication

Students will be introduced to a variety of experiences and explore a range of graphic media, techniques and processes. Candidates will explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to fine art, past and present, European and non-European. This will be integral to the investigating and making process allowing the candidates to demonstrate their understanding of […]

Fine Art

Students will be introduced to a variety of experiences and explore a range of fine art media, techniques and processes. Candidates will explore relevant images, along with artefacts and resources relating to fine art, past and present, European and non-European. This will be integral to the investigating and making process allowing the candidates to demonstrate […]

Art

Whilst there is a degree of flexibility within these courses depending upon individual students’ needs, it is expected that students start these courses with a competent level of technical skill and creativity. It is recommended that students study the following combination of areas of study depending what they what to read at university. All of […]

Computing

Unit 1: In this course, you will learn the basics of programming using the C++ language. C++ is a programming language widely used in University and industry and the basic commands that you will learn can easily be applied to other languages that you may study in the future including Microsoft C# and Java. This […]