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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.
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.
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What Our Students Say
Austyn Harling, Media Production
“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.