Course: BTEC Level 3 in 3D Design

Department: Art, Design and Fashion

Type: 16+

Duration: One or two years

The Course

3D Design is multi-disciplinary – it shows you what is possible, gives you the right tools and enables you to make your creative ideas happen. Live projects provide ‘real world’ design experience. You’ll develop a professional portfolio to the highest standard on this exciting and innovative course.


A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma
  • Two-year Extended Diploma. 

What You Study

  • Communication through art and design
  • Computer-aided design
  • Graphic design
  • Computer and model animation
  • Model making
  • Multi-media
  • Photoshop
  • Film and animation
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C or 4 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

Callum Towse

BTEC Level 3 in 3D Design

For Callum, Bishop Burton College has been the perfect environment to develop the skills and independence needed to pursue his dream career of working as a professional photographer.