The HNC is equivalent to the first year of a standard three-year university degree. After the HNC, you can move onto a HND with us or with another institution and then on to a one-year university top-up programme to earn a full degree.
The name of the course, as it appears on your qualification or certificate, will be L4 - BTEC HNC Art and Design (Arts Practice) (RQF) - Yr 1 of 1 (PEARSON)
- GCSE Maths and English at grade A*-C/9-4 or a Level 2 equivalent;
- 48 UCAS points from a full Level 3 qualification such as an Extended Diploma, A level, International Baccalaureate or Access course in a related subject
Additional requirements Interview: Suitable applicants will be required to attend a formal interview with the course leader - either in person or online.
Portfolio: Suitable applicants are required to submit a creative portfolio of their own work. The purpose of the portfolio is to evaluate your development as a creator and assess your ability to succeed on the course. We look for evidence of the basic technical and cognitive skills you will need to succeed.
If you are an older learner we'll take into account your paid and unpaid experience, professional qualifications and life experience when assessing your application.
References ALL applications require a reference as part of the UCAS process. References must be from an official email address (i.e. NOT Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo, etc.) This can be from your previous academic institution if you were a student in the last 4 years, or from a line manager if you are currently working.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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