Art & Design HNC | Walsall College

Art & Design HNC

Want to study Art and Design at university level, but at half the cost? 

This programme aims to provide education and training for a broad range of careers in art, craft and design, but is also orientated towards those wishing to pursue a career in Illustration. A number of units are selected with a leaning towards this discipline and explores this area in its broadest sense. You will develop a broad portfolio of work and a greater understanding of ways to work and develop, in preparation for progression to the next level.

Applications to all Full Time Undergraduate courses must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college please contact us and we will process your UCAS application for you.


What subject areas are involved?

  • Illustration
  • Printmaking
  • Book making and paper engineering
  • 3D
  • Surface Pattern Design
  • Media Practice
  • Professional Practice

– working with a Gallery or Client

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• A-Levels or equivalent related Level 3 qualification
• Relevant work experience or professional portfolio will be considered
• All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview

You can progress to the HND Diploma in Arts Practice (TOP-UP) (Pearson) at Walsall College or to the second year of an honours degree, depending on the match of the HNC units to the degree course in question. Employment or self-employment.

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Basic Information

Course Code P01F4ARP0P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 4
Type Full-Time
Fee £5200 per year, Other fees: £10 Learning Pass with Photocopying & Printing Credit
Start Date Sep 21 2020

Higher Education Loan & Bursary

You may be eligible for a Higher Education Loan or Bursary when studying this course.


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Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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