Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art and Design


At the beginning of the course you will explore many aspects of art and design and digital media. During this period you will gain experience in both learnings and be using new skills. You will be encouraged to take an experimental approach to creating work. During the second part of the course, you will be given the opportunity to continue your creative work in a more focused way, allowing you to work to your strengths and engage with a creative area of your choice. Your tutor will help you make these choices and they should reflect your chosen career or educational progression.

All students are required to complete a research project which is presented for assessment in the form of a short written piece or PowerPoint.

Assessment and feedback on progress is continuous through a series of personal tutorials culminating in a Level 2 award.

The course is based on the creative and cultural industries and focuses on providing relevant skills to help you progress in your education

You will learn through a mixture of practical and theoretical skills taught through classroom-based workshops in (among others):

  • Drawing & painting
  • Textiles & surface design
  • Print techniques
  • 3D model making & construction
  • Graphics
  • Animation

Students on this course will also have the opportunity to repeat their GCSE in English or Maths or undertake Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Numeracy

Subject: Art, Design and Media
Qualification Type: Diploma
Study Location: Tower Hamlets Campus


Entry Requirement:

3 or 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English Language and maths. Provide a porfolio of your own creative work demonstrating commitment and serious interest in this subject


Where does it lead:

On successful completion of this course, students can progress to Level 3 University of the Arts London Diploma in Art and Design.


Who is the course available for: 16-18

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