Art, Design & Creative Media

UAL Art and Design Diploma - A062

12 Quays Full Time Level 1

Or Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

The course is a practical 'hands on' programme designed to encourage you to develop a range of practical art skills you need to progress through various pathways in the Arts.

Course Details

This course is validated by UAL and aims to encourage you to research and translate your own ideas into creative pieces of work. You will learn skills in drawing, painting, collage and sculpture through practical exercises, workshops and demonstrations. This will include working with a wide variety of materials including; pencil, charcoal, ink, acrylic paints, printmaking, mixed media, digital media, ceramics, 3D modelling. Formal design elements such as line, tone, texture, colour, pattern, scale and proportion will be explored.

Entry Guidelines
  • This is a study programme for students who are 16-18 years.
  • 3 GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above or a relevant Entry Level qualification.
  • Satisfactory interview to assess motivation, assessment, 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.
  • Equipment Required

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

    Assessment Method

    Assessment is through practical project work with a final major project.

    Additional Information

    The course is suitable for beginners and those with some previous experience. You will need to purchase some materials for the course, full details will be given at enrolment. You will need to have the ability to meet deadlines and take responsibility for your own learning.

    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 have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths or Grade 4 or above
    • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

    Where can I progress to?

    On successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design or other courses at Level 2.

    You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

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    Starting 3rd September 2019 - Ending - 25th June 2020REF A062L001

    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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1295.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.

    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 12:30 — 16:00 12 Quays
    Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).


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