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Course Information

  • Study Level:BA (Hons)
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • Application Deadline:July 2020
  • Duration:3 Years
  • Course Fee (UK Student):£22,800
  • Earn While You Learn:Earns £8.50p/h
  • Course Location:Birmingham , UK
  • Course Code:ART6021

BA (Hons) Arts and Design

Architecture, Architectural Technologies & Design


Our BA (Hons) Art and Design course is a highly flexible interdisciplinary degree that encourages you to identify your own individual practices, apply them to a range of real-world contexts and facilitate creative responses to a range of issues. After an initial diagnostic period, critical approaches and design methodologies will help your personal development through, external facing ‘live’ projects, collaborative working with both university and other professional organisations, diverse workshop facilities, and a team of academic and technical staff.



  • The Qualifications have developed the learner’s ability to:
    Develop your own practice and how to analyse this in relation to future employment options.
  • Identify the relationship of theory to practice and how this can be used to develop your own individual identity.
  •  Negotiate, plan exhibit and present to a professional standard.
  • Work independently and collaboratively
  • Be a self-motivated, organised, effective learner.


Module Structure

  • Introduction to Art and Design Practice 1: The Workshop
  • Introduction to Art and Design Practice 2: The Studio
  • Introduction to Art and Design Practice 3: The World
  •  Introduction to Contemporary and Historical Contexts
  •  Collaborative Project


Degree+ Trainee Opportunities

  • Art gallery curator
  •  Art therapist
  •  Art teacher
  • Art lecture
  •  Design lecturer
  •  Illustrator

Entry requirements:

The Qualifications have been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression:

  • IELTS minimum of 5.0-6.5 bands or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 A Levels or equivalent qualification
  • Pass 5 GCSE subjects


English language requirements:

The Qualifications have been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression:

  • IELTS minimum 5.0- 6.5 overall with no fail where English is not the students’ first language.
  • Minimum 3A Levels or equivalent qualification.
  • Pass 5 GCSE subjects

    We consider applicants:

  • Who have demonstrated some ability and possess Qualifications at Level 3, for example ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards;
  • Who have spent some time in an organisational role and wish to develop their careers further
  • With professional experience looking to change careers through work-based learning.


Due to social distancing measures currently in place, we have now suspended all applications for Degree+ and Professional+ Advance programmes until further notice. Staff and student welfare is something we take very seriously, which is why we have taken the decision to close our offices to keep everyone safe. But our commitment to the Future Careers community means we will continue to deliver careers education online through Future Careers International College ( Our team will continue to answer all your enquiries via chat and social media. Thank you

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