Art & Design (UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma)

Art & Design (UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma)

Subject Area: Art & Design

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course Code: 144208
  • Entry Requirements

    5 GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above including English and/or maths, OR a Level 2 qualification with English and/or maths at grade 4(C) or above (or equivalent).

    Portfolio interview and suitable reference.


    Course Overview

    This fast-paced, dynamic, and bespoke programme of study offers you the opportunity to explore, experience, and develop your Art & Design potential through creative activities. Incorporated into all programmes of study are Drawing and Visual Studies supported by a Contextual Studies programme, and a wide range of practical specialist workshops, taught by specialist practitioners, is offered to meet the requirements of each individual student. All of these aspects are continuously assessed throughout the course and supported by a structured and enriching Tutorial and PSE programme that supports building of employability skills through seminars and work experience activities.

    This study programme provides you with the skills to either seek employment or progress to Higher Education; GCSE qualifications are available alongside the main programme where required. An ideal applicant is an energetic, committed, enthusiastic, and creative individual with aspirations of a career in the creative industries. The course is graded Pass, Merit, and Distinction.

    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

    This study programme has fantastic progression rates to internationally-recognised universities that excel in producing specialists in the Art and Design field. For those that do not wish to progress to university, there are opportunities to engage and gain experience with employers in the related industries. In order to support your progression, you will receive helpful career advice and information about the industry from your specialist tutors and guest speakers. There will also be opportunities to visit and explore museums and art galleries on trips to places such as London and Cambridge as well as an international trip to New York.

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

    Next Steps

    Students who complete this course may go on to Higher Education.

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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.

    For details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learner Loans, please visit the following links: Fee Remission, Advanced Learner Loans.

    Additional Costs

    There is a £30 trips payment to cover the cost of our UK trips programme. There is a chance to go on international trips to New York for which there is an additional cost.

    Alice Taylor - UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design

    "I thought it was a brave move to leave A Levels after the first year and study for an Extended Diploma in Art & Design, but it was the best decision I could have made. I have loved every minute at college and now I am studying Fashion at Central St Martins."