UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design

Subject Area: Art & Design

Course Overview

This exciting 1 year creative study programme comprises of 8 UAL Units, which cover a range of Art and Design activities. You develop skills through a spectrum of safe and fun workshops including 3D, Print, Fashion & Textiles and Graphics as well as a core drawing programme. Continuous structured assessments allow you to track your own progress with regular supportive feedback offered in the extensive Tutorial programme.

Functional skills qualifications run alongside the main course of study and are available where required.

An ideal applicant is an energetic, committed, enthusiastic and creative individual with aspirations of a career in the creative industries.

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

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

  • Start Date: Sep, 2018
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: DFD92F0

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D (grade 3) 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

Study a variety of artistic subjects both in and out of the classroom as you develop your skills and progress.

See some of the best art and design projects around, as you go on national trips. Learn through first-hand experience as you work on live community projects, as well as taking part in the College’s competitions.

Talk to local design agencies and find out what the industry is looking for and to help you decide on your future career.

Next Steps

72% of students progressed to level 3 programmes. The remaining 28% have either achieved employment or are seeking employment in the creative industries.

Tuition Costs

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

For all students aged 19+ please contact 

Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learner Loans can be found at 

Additional Costs

There is a £50 trips and materials payment to cover specialist workshop materials and the national trips programme.

Sophie King - UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design

The Level 2 Diploma taught me that the kind of art I’m interested in is valuable and I could have a career in it if I wanted. I can make a living from my illustrations; I thought they were just doodles!

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