Course


UAL Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design

Study Level


Level 3

Course Code


ARTPFL3C00

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus

Duration


2 Years

FT / PT


Full-time

Are you good at drawing, photography or designing on the computer? This two year UAL course will suit anyone who is passionate about art, design and/or photography. It will suit you if you want to develop new or build on existing art skills and want to progress to University, locally or nationally or into a creative career. This course is relevant for an exciting and challenging job in the creative and digital skills industries. It will also provide you with a broad introduction to subjects within the creative sector including graphic design, printmaking and 3d design allowing you to develop and focus your knowledge and understanding.

In the first year you will explore a broad range of art and design topics including 3D design, drawing, painting, film/animation, computer aided design, graphic design, photography and printmaking. In the second year you will select a specialist pathway which is linked to your intended career or university course of your choice.

  • Enthusiastic, expert tutors
  • National and international trips
  • Excellent equipment and facilities
  • Opportunity for work experience in local studios
  • Progression to higher education

Requirements

Four GCSE’s at grade 4 or above ideally including Art and English, plus a portfolio of varied art, design, photography and/or textile work.

Or you will have completed the  Level 2 in Art & Design at merit grade, also Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths, plus a portfolio of varied art, design, photography and/or textile work.

Assessment

Work is project based and presented in sketchbooks and a portfolio which is showcased in an end-of-year exhibition. Students are assessed and supported throughout the two year course with regular reviews, formative and final assessment on each of the 18 units gaining a PASS, MERIT or DISTINCTION.

Progression

Study a foundation degree at the University of Suffolk at East Coast College or go into employment or self-employment.

FdA Commercial Arts Practice

FdA Fashion and Textiles

FdA Therapeutic and Creative Arts Practice*

FdA Visual Effects and Post-Production

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