Create programme - Art Route

A student

Two years

The Art Route offers students a professional insight to the career opportunities available within the art industries. These include Graphic Design, Illustration, Gaming Design, Textile and Fashion Design, Interiors, Product and Furniture design, Architecture and Fine Art.

Required qualifications

The programme consists of a selection of A-level and Level 3 vocational courses. Please refer to individual subject pages for entry requirements and methods of assessment.

What will I study?

You will select two core art subjects from: 

You will also study a level 3 UAL (University of Arts  London) award in drawing. The other subjects you take  will depend on your career aspirations. You may decide  to study additional creative subjects, or choose noncreative  subjects suited to your career plans. At interview  you will receive one-to-one guidance and support to help  you make your subject choices. 

The specialist Create programme assists students with  career pathway decisions including university application  support, visiting professionals, opportunities to showcase  Create work for live events and exhibitions.

Method of assessment

Information about assessment can be found on the  individual subject pages. 

What will I be able to progress to?

The Art Route supports progression to a wide range of careers including Architecture, Textiles and Fashion, Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Gaming Design and Fine Art.

For example, students wishing to progress to Architecture could study A-level Physics, A-level Mathematics, Level 3 BTEC Certificate/Extended Certificate in Interactive Mediaor A-level Classical Civilisation, alongside their choice of the two core art subjects listed above. Specialist advice will be given at interview.

Other information

You will need to pay for some of your own art materials,  which are available to buy from the college. Research  trips will require a small financial contribution.