Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare you for higher education (HE). They address the particular needs of adults, 19 and over, who do not have the level of qualification necessary to apply to study at degree level.
In addition to lesson time, you will be expected to complete at least 16 hours of independent study per week.
This course is accredited by University of the Arts London (UAL). The Pre-University Extended Diploma course will enable you to experience the four main areas of Art and Design: Fine Art, Graphic Design, Sculpture/3D Design and Fashion/Textiles. This will provide you with a broad range of experience to assist your progression.
This is a 2 year programme delivered as follows: 1st year Diploma (A072) 2nd year Extended Diploma (A075) Achievement of the 1st year (Diploma) can enable you to progress onto the 2nd year (Extended Diploma).
This course is accredited by University of the Arts London (UAL). The course is designed to enable you to learn through discovery and exploration; this is primarily achieved through your engagement with projects, lectures and study visits. The course is essentially a transitional experience in Art, Design and Communication preparing you for either a place in higher education or employment.
This is an exciting level 3 course which will prepare you for work within the media industry as well as equipping you with the skills to progress to apprenticeships and higher level qualifications such as a degree. You will work with media professionals both inside and outside of the college during project work. The course covers all aspects of video, as well as aspects of print publishing, and digital graphics.
This is a 2 year programme delivered as follows:
Achievement of the 1st year (Diploma) could enable you to progress onto the 2nd year (Extended Diploma)
You will study a wide popular music curriculum and have the opportunity to specialise in the fields of performance, music technology, recording and composition.
This qualification is validated by the University of the Arts, London, and is designed to meet the demands of the modern music industry. The qualification provides students with opportunities to explore their talent and test their creativity and ambition in a broad range of performing and production arts skills. This certificate will be awarded by UAL (which includes the prestigious colleges of Central St Martins, London College of Fashion, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Wimbledon College of Art and Camberwell College of Arts).
Delivered by tutors who are active music practitioners you will encounter a wide range of themes relating to modern music practice, musical theatre, song writing, improvisation and singing. Working and developing as a musical ensemble is a key part of the course and skills are developed in performance techniques. The course introduces a practical approach to operating audio recording equipment, software, sound recording techniques and an understanding of acoustics. You will also learn about musical styles and periods that influence modern musical practices. Performances will take place throughout the course at college and public venues. The qualification is equal to 3 'A' levels.