Art, Design, Creative Media & Music

UAL Art and Design Diploma - A063

12 Quays Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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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. The full award consists of eight units.

Entry Guidelines
  • This is a study programme for students who are 16-18 years.
  • Level 1 qualification or 3 GCSEs or more at Grade 3/D.
  • Satisfactory interview including the presentation of a recent portfolio of art work demonstrating a range of techniques.
  • 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

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Art & Design Materials £50 Art & Design Portfolio £40 Supplementary Prints £20 Equipment £40 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Assessment Method

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

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 the Level 3 course, UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Practice Art, Design and Communication.

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If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

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Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £2100.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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