Level 2 UAL Diploma Art and Design
You will develop your skills in Drawing, Painting, 3D, and Graphics, gaining a contextual understanding of Art and Design styles and Art movements. You will have the opportunity to take part in exhibitions and the annual fashion show.
Level 2 UAL Diploma
Successful completion of a broad GCSE or equivalent programme, including two A*-D grades in relevant subjects including either English Language or Mathematics, and a good school reference. You will be asked to present a portfolio of your Art or Design work at interview.
What will I study?
The course will focus on:
- 2D and 3D visual language materials, techniques and technology
- Drawing and Design exploration
- Graphics, Textiles and 3D design
On the course you will:
- create your own Art portfolio and Design work
- develop your research skills
- visit galleries and exhibitions
- develop your critical skills
- meet with professional artists and designers
Method of assessment
The Level 2 UAL Diploma is made up of seven mandatory units and a choice of one of two optional units.
What will I be able to progress to?
This course will enable you to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design or you may apply for jobs in Design-related areas, apprenticeships and work based-training.
You will need to buy a course Art pack at the start of the year. Single Art items, together with sketchbooks, are available to buy within the department’s Art shop. Research trips will require a small financial contribution.
Students on a Level 2 UAL Diploma will also be studying towards Maths and/or English Level 2 qualifications if they have a grade D or below at GCSE. Students with Grade C and above in both Maths and English will undertake the Higher Project Qualification alongside their vocational qualification.