Art & Design
How do I #DiscoverTheDifference with UAL Art & Design?
This course provides an opportunity for individuals who are interested in art and design to explore, develop and test their creativity within a structure that will provide a sound base of skills and knowledge. It will also enhance self-confidence and reveal the potential. This course will allow you to cover the fundamentals of art and design such as drawing, painting, mix media, 3D making skills, fine art, textiles/fashion and graphics/ illustration.
What will I study?
• There is an emphasis placed on specialist areas such
as drawing, painting, 3D sculpture and design, print and photography.
• Themes and concepts are investigated by gathering a body of research through observational drawing, photography and looking back at artists and genres from the past.
• Inspirational pieces taken from the best contemporary practitioners.
What makes UAL Art & Design at #H6 different?
• You gain links with prestigious universities under the University of the Arts London, such as CSM, LCC, LCF and CCW
• You experience Spring/Summer schools with a range of universities.
• You get the opportunity to enter a lot of competitions and go on trips to galleries and exhibitions.
• You take part in our annual, national #H6 Art Exhibition held at Alexandra Palace.
How will I be assessed?
At all levels, a range of learning methods and assessments are used including practical and theoretical assignments. You will cover a number of projects throughout the academic year that will each contribute to your final grade.
Units are both externally and internally assessed, and you will be expected to keep a portfolio.
UAL Level 1
A few GCSE grades 3-1.
UAL Level 2
Either - Three or more GCSE grades 3 or below.
Or - Level 1 diploma in a relevant subject. You will also need a portfolio
UAL Level 3
Either - Four or more GCSE grades 9-4, including a minimum grade 5 in English or Maths.
Or - Level 2 Diploma at Merit or Distinction and a minimum GCSE grade 5 in English or Maths.
UAL Level 4
This is a progression route for learners who have completed either A-Levels, a Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma in an Art & Design or related subject.
Previous Level 3 art students have gone onto degree level courses to study a variety of pathways such as art therapy, interior/architecture, illustration, fashion and textiles, design, marketing and merchandising.
Creative careers have a diverse scope to take you all over the world into a number of industry sectors, for example theatre and film, special effects make-up, education, social work, sports and branding.