Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Coding from Scatch - Rasberry Pi

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
24yrs +
16CITD0001/1 13/05/2017 20/05/2017 2 Sa 10:00 - 16:00 Macclesfield College £0.00 Fee Code: P £0.00Fee Code: P
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Course Information

The structure of the qualification, with units linked to provide coherence, will allow learners to synthesize newly acquired practical skills with theoretical knowledge and understanding as they explore their aptitude and ambition and the particular characteristics of a broad range of art and design disciplines. Learners will be encouraged to recognize, not only the unique characteristics of different disciplines, but also the dynamic and potentially innovative relationships between those disciplines, particularly in a technologically driven environment. Fashion is one of the specialist pathways within the course. The qualifications will require learners to develop a coherent and effective working methodology, through immersion, reiteration and reinforcement, which will enable them to react positively and creatively across a diverse range of assignments and creative activities within Fashion.

On the fashion pathway you will embrace the full creative process of a young Fashion Provocateur!
The course nurtures the potential for developing a unique handwriting and a personal aesthetic.
Explore experiment and evaluate a vast wealth of skills and approaches to the fashion industry.

Learn the basics of how to build an IT programme with basic coding skills. You will discover how to create a Rasberry Pi game and understand the fundamentals of IT coding.

Who is it for?
16-18 year old students wishing to gain a level 3 qualification in art and design with a view to future specialism in Fine Art, Fashion or Visual Comunication.

UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design

Entry Requirements
For this course you will need to have achieved one of the following;
• 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Art & Design
• Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design at Merit grade

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further. You will be required to present a portfolio of your work at this interview.

Entry Requirements
You must be aged 19 or over.

Qualification aims
To enable the candidate to:
1. Have a critical and contextual awareness of different perspectives and approaches within art, design or related subjects of study or work in Fashion
2. Research, analyze and evaluate relevant information and ideas in order to develop creative solutions in Fashion
3. Understand, adapt and safely use appropriate and practical methods and skills for creative production in Fashion
4. Solve complex problems through the application of practical, theoretical and technical understanding in Fashion
5. Critically review the effectiveness and appropriateness of methods, actions and results
6. Use evaluative and reflective skills in order to take responsibility for own learning, development and decision making
7. Take responsibility for the research, planning, time management and actions to access progression opportunities.
8. Effectively present themselves and their work to appropriate audiences through internal and external exhibitions of work and presentations

Pass, Merit or Distinction based on exhibition of final major project in chosen specialist area.

Awarding Body
UAL (University of Arts London)

Follow up courses/Progression
On succesful achievement of this course you may wish to:
• Apply to study at Higher Education to undertake the Foundation Studies, the HND or BA Hons degree
• To pursue career opportunities within the creative industries

Follow up courses/Progression
Related IT propgrammes

Career Opportunities
Progress to further education or employment within the creative industries.

Additional Information
Additional help and support is available should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.

In Year 1 you will complete a Final Project for exhibition and go on educational visits to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Manchester or London. In Year 2 you will go on a
practical field trip to Pembrokeshire, produce a final major project, and exhibit at the department’s End of Year Show.

Course information code: 2040