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UAL Art and Design Diploma A063

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37804/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This course is accredited by University of the Arts London (UAL). The course is designed to help you to develop competence in all areas of Art and Design practice. You will experience work in the following areas: Drawing, Communication Skills, 2D Creative Problems, 3D Creative Problems, Time-based Art and Contextual Research.

Course details

The course is designed to offer a wide range of art and design experiences, developing skills and theory in the following:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Textiles
  • Sculpture
  • Digital Media

You will use a variety of equipment, materials and techniques and gain experience in presenting work for an exhibition.In the first term you will have an introduction into all the above areas of art and design, followed by two specialist option projects in the second term, where you will choose to focus upon two of the areas listed above. During the third term you will carry out your final major project in the area of your choice, using the skills you have developed throughout the programme.Full award = Eight Units. There are also Educational visits to sites of Artistic or Cultural significance, some visits have included Grizedale Sculpture Park, Liverpool Tate, Lady Lever and Walker Art Galleries.

Entry guidelines

  • This course is most suitable for 16-18s
  • Level 1 qualification or 3 GCSEs or more at Grade 3/D.
  • Portfolio of Art work showing a range of observational drawing, painting and mixed media studies
  • Satisfactory interview, school report and/or satisfactory reference.
  • If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

For careers information see National Careers Service
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C or Grade 4 or above in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

On successfully completing this course you may progress to Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design or other Level 3 courses.

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Equipment Required

Basic art equipment, pen drive and A1 portfolio folder essential.

Assessment Method

Assessment through practical project/assignment work with a final major project.

When does this course run?

Starting 6th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: A063J001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1995.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
Thursday 09:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
Friday 13:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

Starting 5th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: A063K001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1995.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 23rd October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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