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Qualification name Diploma in Art and Design
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation University of the Arts London
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost £2,085.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Are you keen and have the interest in pursuing a career in art and design? This exciting and innovative course will help you to develop a range of creative art skills. The Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design is designed to provide you with an opportunity to explore, develop and test your creativity. This course will provide you with a sound base of skills and knowledge, enhance self-confidence and an understanding of the career demands and opportunities within art and design. You will get the opportunity to explore the materials, methods and processes that support art and design activities. This course is designed to develop your knowledge, technical skills, and understanding for a rewarding career in a number of creative roles. The course helps you to develop more than just your creativity and expression, and artistic skills, you will also gain a deeper understanding of the theories and principles of art and design, including research methodology, expression of thought, justification of concept, and evaluation of product.So, whether you already know the specific creative career path you wish to follow, or want to progress on to further study and Higher Education, this course will help you to achieve this dream.The course also aims to enable you to be more employable by helping you to develop skills in communicating, working collaboratively, negotiating and influencing, self-presentation and management, adaptability and resilience, self-monitoring and development.Learning will be through practical activities and project. You will be encouraged to explore, experiment and to experience a wide range of art and design methods to develop creativity and professional approach to learning. Activities may include painting, drawing, illustration, model making, sculpture and printmaking.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

4 GCSE qualifications at grades A*-D or 9-3, including English Language, Level 1 vocational qualification and a Level 1 English qualification. Relevant industry experience to level 1 or above. You will have a review of your portfolio and ideally show some moderate success in the subject area .If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade 4 (that's the former Grade C) or above in Maths and/or English, you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills in these subjects.

View the key features of this course.

The course includes: Introduction to materials, processes and skills in art, design and media. Introduction to contextual research in art, design and media. Introduction to communication skills in art, design and media. Solving 2D creative problems. Solving 3D creative problems. Developing and producing Art and Design project

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Our courses are delivered in spacious, state-of-the-art studios. We have a team of industry-trained expert tutors and professional technical staff, who have lifelong industry knowledge and experience. In addition, you will participate in regular visits to galleries and museums and will receive the chance to exhibit your work at our exciting end-of-year show. All students are encouraged to develop a strong portfolio to enable them to progress to a higher-level course or job.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed by a combination of assignments, course work, observation of practical workshops, and a final project.

Students will be equipped to enter a number of art and design-based roles, including product designer, illustrator, sculptor, sketch artist, digital designer, architect, 3D model maker, animator, independent artist, painter, interior decorator, print designer, and fashion branding roles. Or further study on Level 3 courses: Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (UAL), Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art) (UAL), Diploma in Production Art (UAL), Diploma in Art and Design (UAL)

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Name Lewisham College Main Campus
Address Lewisham Way
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