Art, Design and Media, UAL Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
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Course code D2ARTPF1LC

Art, Design and Media, UAL Diploma

What will I do on this course?

The Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design provides an opportunity for you to experiment with a range of art and design disciplines. It provides the opportunity to work with a wide range of materials, techniques, and processes in our specialist studios and workshops.

This course will help you identify your strengths and areas of interest in preparation for Level 3 study. You’ll also be expected to get some work experience.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through practical projects in studios and workshops, and written assignments.

What could I do after this course?

You could progress on to a creative Level 3 course.


Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3/D and above, including English and an Art related subject, and a strong portfolio of work. You’ll also be asked to attend an interview.

Course Level

Level 2

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

Occupations related to Art, Design and Media, UAL Diploma

 

Artist

Artists create artistic works using appropriate techniques, materials and media; design artwork and illustrations; and restore damaged pieces of art.

Average annual earnings: £23,010
Employment in region: 567 positions
 

Graphic designer

Graphic designers use illustrative, sound, visual and multimedia techniques to convey a message for information, entertainment, advertising, promotion or publicity purposes, and create special visual effects and animations for computer games, film, interactive and other media.

Average annual earnings: £24,317
Employment in region: 1,258 positions
 

Product, clothing or related designer

Product, clothing and related designers plan, direct and undertake the creation of designs for new industrial and commercial products, clothing and related fashion accessories, costumes and wigs, and for building interiors and stage sets.

Average annual earnings: £21,158
Employment in region: 936 positions

What Our Students Say

Austyn Harling, Media Production


Austyn Harling

“This course allowed me to be creative and have fun while learning”

Course: Media Production

What next? Austyn plans to specialise in an area of media production.

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