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Art and Design

Art and Design

Art and Design Course

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design

This course has been developed to provide learners with an interest in art and design with the opportunity to explore the materials, methods and processes that support art and design activities, and to begin to develop some related technical skills.

Learner: Area:

Is this course right for me?

On this one year course you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will sample a range of vocational areas such as Art Practice, 2D and 3D Design. You will develop your understanding of materials and techniques and explore new ideas by creative use of drawing, painting and sculpture, and the use of visual language to communicate these ideas effectively.

  • Three GCSEs at grade D or above (may include one relevant equivalent) to include English Language/First Language Welsh or Mathematics/Numeracy
  • A portfolio/examples of work will be required for this course
  • Each application is considered on individual merit
  • Entry is subject to an informal interview
  • Successful completion of current/relevant programme (including skills) and decision from progression board meeting

Please read the full entry requirements above as you will usually need to meet those as well.

This programme consists of nine integrated units enabling experience in a range of disciplines.

You will:

  • Work creatively with a wide range of 2D and 3D media and improve drawing skills
  • Make 3D objects such as sculptures and ceramics
  • Explore the potential of modern technology
  • Use directed study to support assignment activity
  • Work confidently in a group and independently
  • Have practical demonstrations and discussions and use specialist materials and equipment
  • Use notes, handouts and ICT

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.

  • Continuous assessment during the course
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Completion of a final major project

Following successful completion of this course learners could look to progress to a higher level course at the College, seek an appropriate Apprenticeship or go directly into employment.

  • You will need to provide your own device/laptop for parts of this course, click here to find out more
  • Art materials - you will be told about any specific items during or before you start the course
  • You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

  • No tuition fee
  • We are waiving the Administration Fee for the academic year 2022/23
  • There is a annual workshop fee for this course (£20 - £60), payable before you start the course
  • You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page

Additional Information

Additional information

Level:

Mode:

Online Learning Elements?

Yes

Sports Academy: While on this course you may be able to join our Sports Academy, if you have a talent for sport, we would like to hear from you.

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What are the entry requirements?

  • Three GCSEs at grade D or above (may include one relevant equivalent) to include English Language/First Language Welsh or Mathematics/Numeracy
  • A portfolio/examples of work will be required for this course
  • Each application is considered on individual merit
  • Entry is subject to an informal interview

Current student – what are the entry requirements?

Please read the full entry requirements above as you will usually need to meet those as well

  • Successful completion of current/relevant programme (including skills) and decision from progression board meeting

What will I learn?

This programme consists of nine integrated units enabling experience in a range of disciplines.

You will:

  • Work creatively with a wide range of 2D and 3D media and improve drawing skills
  • Make 3D objects such as sculptures and ceramics
  • Explore the potential of modern technology
  • Use directed study to support assignment activity
  • Work confidently in a group and independently
  • Have practical demonstrations and discussions and use specialist materials and equipment
  • Use notes, handouts and ICT

Can I do this course in Welsh?

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.


How will I be assessed?

  • Continuous assessment during the course
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Completion of a final major project

What can I do next?

Following successful completion of this course learners could look to progress to a higher level course at the College, seek an appropriate Apprenticeship or go directly into employment.


Do I need to bring/buy any equipment?

  • You will need to provide your own device/laptop for parts of this course, click here to find out more
  • Art materials - you will be told about any specific items during or before you start the course
  • You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page

Are there any additional costs?

  • No tuition fee
  • We are waiving the Administration Fee for the academic year 2022/23
  • There is a annual workshop fee for this course (£20 - £60), payable before you start the course
  • You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page

Additional information

Level:

Mode:

Online Learning Elements?

Yes

Disclaimer:
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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