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Art and Design Level 2 Diploma

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Cambridge Technical Diploma in Art and Design
Code ARTNY21
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time

Overview

This fun one-year Art course is a great opportunity to explore and expand your art and design skills. The focus of the learning will be on developing the skills that will enable you to confidently carry out contemporary practice and to work professionally and safely as a creative person. You will work on structured project based design briefs in fine art, fashion and textiles, photography, illustration, graphics and surface pattern.

You will be given the opportunity to take part in our popular research trips and use photography techniques like ‘Shoot from the hip’, to gather reference materials for inspiration and design ideas.

Other trips available to you will include visits to London and Cambridge based galleries and an international trip to Paris. You will be given access to fully equipped spacious studios which include a mac suite and a photographic darkroom.

You will participate in regular tutorials designed to support you through the course and equip you with the skills needed to progress. Tutorial themes will include portfolio preparation and writing personal statements. 

Working as part of a cohesive group, receiving tutorial support and study skills assistance from our specialist staff, you will build the foundations to enable you to be successful on a Level 3 study programme. 

The course can lead to employment within the design field or entry onto the Level 3 Art & Design courses.

Details

This fun one-year Art course is a great opportunity to explore and expand your art and design skills. The focus of the learning will be on developing the skills that will enable you to confidently carry out contemporary practice and to work professionally and safely as a creative person. You will work on structured project-based design briefs in fine art, fashion and textiles, photography, illustration, graphics and surface pattern. You will participate in regular tutorials designed to support you through the course and equip you with the skills needed to progress. Tutorial themes will include portfolio preparation and writing personal statements.

How will it be delivered?

100% coursework.

Entry requirements

At least 4 GCSEs at Grade 4.

Students who have not achieved a Grade 4 in GCSE English and/or GCSE Maths must retake these as part of their study programme.

Your next steps...

The Level 2 Art and Design Diploma can lead to employment within the design field or entry onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design.

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