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If you enjoy art and design and want to experience a broad range of creative activities, the Art and Design Extended Diploma will provide you with these learning opportunities. You will discover how artists, designers and makers see the world and learn how they develop and realise their original ideas in both gallery and commercial settings. You will be able to use art and design to communicate your innovative ideas effectively and realise your potential within the creative industries.
Do you enjoy drawing? Would you like to improve your skills and knowledge? Would you like the opportunity to see and understand the world in a different way? This course offers you the opportunity to develop creatively, either as a personally enriching interest or as part of a progression towards a career within the creative industries.
Do you possess a lively, enquiring mind? Do you enjoy developing your ideas through drawing and utilising a range of processes towards a final product? During the Illustration/Graphics course you will learn to develop design solutions, exploring the power of visual communication as an invaluable commercial tool. The course is structured to support and develop your con dence and individual strengths, from illustrative and traditional studio- based skills through to more graphic and digitally-based practice, allowing for a broad and creative approach to design.
Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. It is a powerful language which speaks to our emotions. It allows us to tell our story and show others our framing of the world around us. If you enjoy creating photographic images, then the course will stretch and challenge you by providing an opportunity to engage in projects that encourage creativity, investigation, analysis and experimentation as a means of developing technical and expressive skills. It encourages the development of your own visual language while improving your understanding of the broad visual, cultural and theoretical contexts in which contemporary photographers operate.
If you enjoy learning about life and living organisms, and want to delve deeper into concepts that you have been introduced to at GCSE, from biochemistry and cell biology through to behaviour and ecology, then A Level Biology will offer you an exciting, challenging and stimulating area of study.
Do you plan on joining the world of work and industry during your lifetime? Whether it is setting up your own small business or working for a global multinational, many of the key areas of understanding and useful skills are introduced within the A Level Business Studies course. You will be provided with a valuable insight into the world of industry and why businesses make the decisions that they do, and how this impacts upon markets and individuals.
Choosing to study the Progression 2 Business qualification is a great decision for lots of reasons, particularly considering the nature of employment within Cornwall. The qualification will prepare you for many different careers by equipping you with organisational skills, marketing knowledge, the ability to present your ideas clearly and financial skills. You will gain the skills and knowledge that will be valued by employers in many different sectors. In addition the programme will help you to progress onto the next level of study.
As an early years educator your role will include providing a safe, secure and stimulating environment that enables children to reach their full potential. You will plan for a curriculum that is aimed at ensuring high quality education for children aged from birth up to seven years and eleven months.
If you enjoy learning about the fundamental principles and concepts behind Computer Science and how software is engineered, then the Computer Science specification will stretch and challenge you. You will be provided with valuable skills in a range of programming environments, how we use programming languages to solve a range of problems and how digital technology is used by others, particularly the moral, ethical, legal and cultural opportunities and risks. It will also help you to think creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically, as well as allowing you to apply practical mathematical skills.
If you enjoy learning about computers and Information Technology, then the Extended Diploma in Computing will be of great interest to you. Based on our hugely successful Extended Diploma for IT, this course has been completely revamped to cover the very latest subjects in Computer Science. Building on your existing knowledge, this course will stretch and challenge your IT knowledge and skills. Covering thirteen different subjects over two years, you will study a wide range of topics including the Principles of Computer Science, Computer Hardware and Networking, Digital Graphics and Animation, Computer Programming and Games Development.
The media is a powerful entity which plays a significant role within society. The centrality of the media to human experience - from the conduct of everyday life, to the exercise of power, to the creation of culture - is inescapable. We live in an intensely mediated world, as philosopher Marshall McLuhan famously said, “The Medium is the message”.
Love writing? Like to analyse...well, everything? The English Language and Literature A Level allows you to be creative - not only in the fiction and non-fiction writing you will produce - but also in the creative approach you can take in your analytical work. How? This multi-disciplinary A Level imposes no rules as to how you should approach your analysis of a text. Word class? Sure. Imagery? Of course!
Imagine you could take your innermost thoughts and insert them into someone else’s mind. Well, you already have the ability to do this: it is called language. How do we learn how to speak and write? Where do words come from? Is the language currently being corrupted or is linguistic change gr8? By studying English Language you will explore these questions and more...
If you enjoy reading and analysing literary texts, then this is the course for you. You will study a range of challenging and stimulating works from a variety of periods from 1610 to 2010. The course offers opportunities for comparisons between texts and genres and considers works of literature in their historical and cultural contexts. You will learn the skills of close textual analysis and literary criticism.