If you’re a hands-on person, enjoy being creative and like the idea of experimenting with techniques using 3D media, materials and processes, then you will enjoy the Creative Design course. No prior 3D designing or making experience is needed, as all of the skills and techniques you will need to use are introduced on the course. This is a fantastic A Level for those wanting to pursue a future in one of the many Creative Design career routes, develop their art and design skills generally or for students who want to add variety to their study programme by taking a more practical, hands on subject.
Higher Education Destinations:
- The University of Liverpool – Architecture
- The University of Salford- Architecture
- Sheffield Hallam University – Fashion Design
- Leeds College Art – Graphic Design
- The University of Salford – Journalism/Multimedia
Creative Design will help you develop creative skills, as well technical ability and attention to detail. Former students have continued their studies or launched careers in 3D, Product Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Crafts, Jewellery Design, Furniture Design and Sculpture. There is also a strong record of progression to Pre-Degree Art Foundation courses.
Students need a 4 or above in an Art and Design related GCSE or a BTEC in Art and Design background. Portfolios of work will be considered for applicants with no Art background.
Student Case Studies:
“Studying 3D Creative Design has been a great choice for me. The course allows me to broaden my creativity whilst having the freedom to work openly. It provides you with many new skills such as working with a range of materials which is very interesting and fun. This College has allowed me to push myself to achieve the best I can and has an atmosphere of its own where no-one is left out or forgotten”
Shan Sou hopes to study Furniture Design at university after leaving College, and then pursue a career in design.