UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art, Design & Media at Suffolk New College - on the coast

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art, Design & Media at Suffolk New College - on the coast

Subject Area: Art & Design On The Coast

Course Overview

This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Seaward Avenue, Leiston)


This broad general creative arts course will challenge you to explore, experience and develop your Art, Design & Media potential through exciting and creative activities that will include

  • Graphics & Illustration
  • Drawing
  • Digital Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Digital Graphics

These activities will allow you to develop your own sense of creativity and direction you wish to specialise in. 

You will also have a personal tutor who teaches on the course and will support you throughout your time at Suffolk New College on the coast.

All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or grade C, or above in GCSE English or maths or both will need to study an English or/and maths qualification alongside their chosen main qualification.


  • Start Date: Sep, 2018
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: AAD92F0

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 (grade D) including English Language/Level 1 functional skills English or achieved a Level 1 in Art & Design including Level 1 functional skills English & maths, portfolio interview and suitable reference.

Course Highlights

This programme of study has fantastic progression rates onto the Extended Diploma which will then allow you to progress to higher education or work.

You also have the chance to experience different Art, Design & Media projects in a variety of disciplines within the sector using industry standard software so you can choose which area you wash to specialise in for you final major project. All students will enjoy trips to galleries and art events both locally and in London. This course will be taught at Suffolk New College - on the coast in Leiston.

Next Steps

The course has been designed to help you progress onto the relevant Level 3 courses such as UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design or Creative Media Production.

You must gain a Merit on this qualification to progress on to the Extended Diploma in Art and Design (equivalent to 3 A Levels).


Tuition Costs

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2018.

For all students aged 19+ fees will be £1665.

Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at www.suffolk.ac.uk


Additional Costs

There is a £70 trips and materials payment to cover the cost of our national trips programme and specialist workshop materials.