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UAL 3D Applied Design, VR & Architecture Diploma Level 3

Do you have a flair for making and exploring materials? Are you interested in creatively working with plaster, wood, metal, plastics and glass to create innovative contemporary products and artwork? Do you enjoy making models, architectural designs, set designs for theatre, product design, jewellery, furniture, interior design or VR (Virtual Reality)? If so this is the course for you.

The course is designed for students who want to develop a knowledge and understanding of practical skills within the ever developing field of 3D design. This course prepares you for work within the design industry, progression onto university or a design based apprenticeship.
The course approach is hands on working in well-equipped, specialist workshop. Production of 3D prototypes exploring a range of materials, processes and ideas is supported by digital design, VR and photography.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Art & Design
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English or maths. Alternatively you will need a Level 2 Diploma in a related subject at a Merit or Distinction grade. You will be asked to bring a portfolio of art and design work to interview to make sure this is the right course for you.

Delivery and Assessment

The course is 100% course work and you will produce work in 2D and 3D and time based media, research projects, sketchbooks, design sheets, evidence folders and photographs recording processes.


After completing your Diploma you can progress onto a Foundation Diploma, Higher Education or employment where you could work as a set designer for theatre, jewellery designer, furniture designer, an architect or in interior design.

Career Opportunities

  • Animators
  • Exhibition Designers
  • Fine Artists
  • Graphic Designers
  • Illustrators
  • Printmakers
  • Production Designers
  • Fashion Designers
  • Textile Designers