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UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design and Media

1 year
1 year
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Course description

UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design and Media

You will develop your skills in drawing, printing techniques, painting, ceramics, stop frame animation and digital art as well as exploring and analysing other artists’ work. You will also work to improve your English and Maths skills by studying Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications if you have yet to achieve Grade 4 in either subject.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Evidence of Entry Level 3 in numeracy and literacy, assessed at the interview. If you have evidence of previous artwork this will be looked at during the interview.

Who is the course for?

The Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design and Media are designed to provide students who are intrigued and motivated by art and design with opportunities to explore, develop and test their creativity. It aims to introduce you to the skills and techniques used in art and design, allowing you to develop your creative skillset within a structure that will provide a sound base of skills and knowledge.

Course delivery details



09:00 - 17:00

Classes will be a mixture of design theory teaching together with practical workshops where you will be supported to build your knowledge and expertise in different artistic skills. Our courses include some live projects (with real clients), the chance to exhibit your work, preparing you for your first role in the industry.

Continuing Studies

This Course will help you progress in a career in the art and design industry by providing the basic knowledge you need. Most students will not go into employment until they have finished a Level 2 or Level 3 course.

After this course you can progress at Harrow onto the one-year Level 2 Diploma in Art, and then a two-year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art. Many students will then study a range of creative arts courses at University on either a Foundation Art Diploma, or Degree course.

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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