BTEC Certificate In Art & Design Level 3 - Glass

When and Where

Dates
11 Sep 2020 - 18 Jun 2021 (165 hours, 33 weeks)
Days and times
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 10:00
Location
Online Plus (North Kensington Centre)

Cost

Full fee
£941 Student loan information
Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable
Senior fee now part of Concession fee

Quick Facts

Availability
Yes
Tutor
, Maria Zulueta
Course code
20JFG03701

From the 3rd of February 2020, Kensington and Chelsea College has merged with Morley College.

If you have been redirected from a course page on the KCC website, be assured that the course you are applying for will still:

  • run at the stated centre (North Kensington or Chelsea)
  • retain the accredited qualification, course content and delivery, as listed.

From here your application will be processed by the Morley College London central admissions team.

Course Structure

Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses working with glassmaking in London, This one day a week course is an intensive programme of study, structured to enable you to further develop both your design and glass making skills.

It has consistently provided learners with the opportunity to develop their art and design portfolios for progression onto further & higher education courses and careers in Art & Design industry.

The course aims to encourage your individual creative thinking through challenging design briefs working with visual research and design development, develop practical glass skills to a good standard for the creation of final designs in response to a project brief.

We have excellent links with leading to universities including RCA (Royal College of Arts), UCA (University for the Creative Arts), Sunderland University (The National Glass Centre)
To register your interest in this course, please contact: Maria Zulueta, Course Director and Glass lecturer: Maria.Zulueta@Morleycollege.ac.uk

Check out our dedicated glass Instagram account @glasskcc to see what this year’s students are getting up to.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • To encourage individual creative thinking through challenging design briefs, visual research and design development.
  • To develop practical glass skills to a good standard for the creation of final designs in response to a project brief.
  • To establish good working practices and methods.
  • To prepare students for appropriate further study or employment in the Art and Design industry.
  • The course and qualification is designed to give extensive knowledge, breadth, preparation with an opportunity to extend and improve both design ideas and glass making skills.
  • Projects will encourage confidence in the handling and understanding of materials, techniques and processes.

Mode of delivery: in-center with social distancing and online plus.
Practical activities and workshops will take place in-center with social distancing, whilst tutorials, research and contextual studies will take place online.

The course is studio-based with projects and an encouragement to develop personal ideas and a commitment to explore practical glass skills in the studios.

Research, design development, drawing and practical work developing glass techniques like fusing, slumping, mould making 3D casting, Patte de Verre, printing, coldworking, lamination, exploring materials and producing experimental and finished work.

Your progress towards achieving the learning outcomes will be reviewed throughout the course. At the start of the course, you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e.: progression to glass-related degree courses, apprenticeships, or appropriate entry-level roles within the Glass, Art and Design industry.
Achievement on the course will be measured by completion of projects, course units and work produced for the final course exhibition.

Teams and Moodle online platforms will be used to support learning. To ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutors.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry Requirements

You may be an applicant with advanced qualifications and/or work experience, 19+ planning a career change or wanting to fulfill an ambition to study art and design working with the material of glass. You will need to develop a strong portfolio and a body of work for a course place and university.

All applicants are encouraged to visit current exhibitions and maintain a personal sketchbook.

An interview task will be set before the interview to be able to enroll in this course. Please email the Course Director if you require any further information or assistance. Maria.Zulueta@morleycollege.ac.uk

Fees and Funding

Full fee
£941 Student loan information

Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable

Senior fee
Senior fee now part of Concession fee

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