Course Overview

This is a multidisciplinary Art subject.

Designing and making sits at the centre of creative practice directly influenced by real world employment opportunities.

This subject allows students to push boundaries, make new definitions and create and make objects influenced by real life scenarios. Emphasis is placed on the uniqueness of each student’s creative voice. You will be given the opportunity to pursue projects that you have personal interests in.

Students on the 3D Art and Employment course create a diverse range of work through a variety of arts practices, including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, 3D printing and other three dimensional materials echoing the processes and techniques utilised in the world of work.

This course allows the student to see how art can be viewed with a purpose and how it can lead to employment prospects. The mix between art and 3D design is at the forefront in the creative industries today and this subject is highly regarded in all areas due to its creative design perspective.

In year 12 and 13 you will study one main unit of work. This Personal Investigation (60%) will be thematic and will evolve based on your particular focus and interests. You will also complete a project based on a starting point from the examination paper (40%). In all there will be 1 unit of study in year 12 and 1 unit of study in year 13.

Some careers that this course could lead to are:

  • Architect
  • Landscape Artist
  • 3D Modeller
  • Industrial Design
  • Toy Designer
  • Transport/ Car Designer
  • Stage/ Set/ Prop Designer

Entry Requirements

Students are expected to have at least a grade 4 at GCSE level in an Art and Design subject.
A portfolio can be viewed for consideration by an art teacher on request if you have not achieved the required grades.