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UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Art and Design

UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Art and Design

Course Information

Course Level – 2
Course Type – UAL
Specific Entry Requirements
Five GCSEs at Grade 3. including English and or Maths
Duration – 1 Year
Student Age – 16-18

About The Course

This course will introduce you to core Art & Design skills and techniques such as drawing, painting, photography and sculpture. You will develop 2D, 3D and 4D Art skills which will provide you with the underpinning knowledge and skill set to progress onto the Level 3 course. Your course will be enhanced by trips and visits to the wide range of London’s Cultural Art Centres as well as creative hubs in the immediate area. You will build a strong personal portfolio of work which will contribute to the College’s annual Arts ‘Roots Festival’. 

How Is The Course Taught?

You will learn how to work independently within a team, follow creative briefs and becommore aware of creative specialisms and pathways. You will be taught the diverse skills required by creative professionals from tutors with industry experience. These skills will include using a range of technical equipment and digital software taught in our dedicated art studios – an open-plan space that encourages idea-sharing between students.

How will I be Assessed?

The qualification is 100% coursework which is internally assessed, with the final major project in the summer term externally moderated by the awarding body. You will be given supportive feedback from tutors which you will use to develop and improve your skills. 

What does it lead to?

The Creative Industries employment sector in London has followed a consistent pattern of growth over the past 20 years and continues to do so. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress onto the Level 3 programme as well as work-related learning opportunities to enhance your future job prospects. You could have a future career as an architect and be earning in excess of £46,000. 

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