Art & Design (UAL Level 1 Diploma)

Art & Design (UAL Level 1 Diploma)

Subject Area: Art & Design Foundation Learning

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 143817
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 1 including English and/or maths, or demonstrate the ability to work towards Level 1 in English and maths in an assessment.

    Portfolio interview

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    The study programme operates over three days a week and there is an expectation that some self-initiated work will develop during private study. The study programme is made up of a series of units that enables you to experiment in different ways. The study programme includes drawing, digital art & design, 3D, and 2D.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Take a 360° virtual tour of your learning environment - Drawing studio | Fashion and Textile | Film Theatre | Animation Studio | Photography Studio | Photography Dark Room

    Course Highlights

    Learn both in the classroom and out in the world as you progress and develop your art and design skills.

    Participate in live, community-based projects which will allow you to be creative and experience real industry work.

    You also learn on trips, visiting places such as London, to give you a first-hand look at some of the best in art, design, and media.

    Core Skills Covered: Creativity | Research | Communication | Patience | Feedback | Evaluating

    Next Steps

    Suffolk New College supports the progress of students from one level of study to the next. After Level 1 Art & Design you can progress on to a Level 2 programme.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2020.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be published at a later date.

    Details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    A fee of £40.00 per student helps to cover the cost of the course materials we provide all year and course trips.

    Ryan - UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design

    I came to Level 1 Art and Design after a negative experience at school. On the course I found that I had the freedom to make work in different ways and learn more about the job I wanted to do. I received specialist support for my dyslexia which really helped to grow my confidence in myself and my creative work.