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Art and Design (Level 2 UAL Diploma) - Full-time

Art Design L2

Course outline

If you love a creative challenge, have a keen eye for detail and have a growing talent for drawing, painting and designing this course is perfect for you.

You’ll learn how to explore your interest in art and design using different 2D and 3D materials and methods.

Practical activities include:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Graphic design
  • Model-making
  • Textiles
  • Print-making
  • Digital design

You will also learn how to develop your ideas into works of art that you’re proud of. You will be supported to develop individual areas of interests in your creative work, through discussion, research and ongoing evaluation. Different progression opportunities will be explored with you within art and design, media, photography, and fashion and textiles.

This is an ideal springboard to develop your creative talents. You can expect lots of opportunities to visit art galleries and exhibitions, both locally and nationally. You’ll also take part in a yearly studio-based art show, live project briefs and competitions.

You will develop employability skills in presenting your work, communicating with others, working within teams, selling your work, and problem solving.

How to apply for this course

Apply online now for 2021/22.

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Location Date
25 Stoney Street

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C000285 / Q001668


UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.

You will also need a folder of artwork.


Assessment is continuous with final assessment points at the end of term 1 and term 3.


Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on a Level 3 Art and Design/Fashion and Textiles course.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding

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