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Art & Design (Design) - Level 2 Diploma

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
Course summary
36 weeks
390 GBP
Full time

Course description

What will I learn?

This course is about creativity and is for you if you're interested in a mixture of traditional art and design activities and cutting edge digital work. On the course you will be introduced to a wide range of creative activities including drawing painting collage and sculpture work software-based design animation website design graphic design illustration. What is the course structure? The course is made up of 8 units. The first 7 units enable you to study particular areas in depth and Unit 8 will require you to complete a Final Major Project where you will devise produce and present a large scale piece of work of your choosing supported by your teachers. Minimum age requirement 16 What subjects will I study? UNITS - Introduction to materials processes and technical skills in art & design - Introduction to contextual research in art & design - Introduction to drawing skills - Introduction to communication skills in art & design - Solving 2D creative problems - Solving 3D creative problems - Solving time-based creative problems - Developing and producing a personal project in art & design (Final Major Project) Successful students will obtain a UAL Level 2 Diploma. Students passing the course with Merit or above can go on to study at level 3 (i.e. 90 Credit/Extended Diploma in Art and Design Graphic Design or Interactive Media course) training or employment. GCSE English & Maths As part of their overall Study Programme students will also be required to attend FS/GCSE English and/or Maths classes if they have yet to achieve a GCSE Grade C in either subject.

Suitability - Who should attend?

What do I need to know?

2 - 4 GCSEs grade A* - C (including English) or equivalent; or functional or key skills awards at Level 1; or Foundation Learning Level 1 Certificate or Award; or BTEC/UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art and Design; or pre-access level 1 qualification; or NVQ 1 or equivalent. Successful completion of internal assessment is also required. Students without Level 1 functional skills / key skills will be offered the opportunity to achieve prior to progressing onto a vocational Level 2 programme. By exception students assessed at Entry Level 3 literacy may be accepted subject to the provision of additional support following interview and will be expected to achieve Level 2 in English and maths by the end of the programme. A portfolio of work demonstrating drawing and painting skills and including examples of observational drawing.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Nationally recognised qualification


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Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

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