Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art and Design


Course Summary

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):

  • Textile printing and design.
  • Drawing and Painting.
  • 3D stage and prop design.
  • Digital animation and hand illustration.
  • Research and creative problem solving skills
  • Planning and writing personal project briefs.
  • Maths
  • English

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
Course Target: 16-18
Qualification Type: Diploma
Study Location: Tower Hamlets Campus

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.



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

Course Duration: 1 Year
Study Days: Monday-Friday
Study Time: Days 9am-5pm
Course Fees: £1785.00
Fees Disclaimer: *(Courses offered to 16-18 students are free. Adults(19+) students will have to pay fees subject to their circumstances please enquire at enrolment).

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