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:
- Graphic design
- 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.
25 Stoney Street
Start: 6th September 2021
Course code: C000285 / Q001668
UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design
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.
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!
Why not come along to our End of Year Shows 2019 and see what our current students have been working on.