All about our Art and Design - UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design course:

A taste...

This course provides students with an interest in art and design with the opportunity to explore the materials, methods and processes that support art and design activities and to begin to develop some related technical skills. It provides an opportunity to explore, develop and test creativity through enhancing self-confidence.

The details

Students learn how to work with 2D (drawing, painting, printmaking, digital), 3D (sculpture, model-making, ceramics) and time-based (photography, video, film, animation) media. The year ends with a final project where students show off the skills they have gained during the course and exhibit their work in the college.

How is this course assessed?

100% Coursework - All units are pass/referred except for the final project which is graded at Pass/Merit/Distinction.

Examining Body


What about careers?

Future careers include graphic designer, web designer, art director, marketing assistant, branding designer, illustrator, photographer, photo editor, animator, architect, interior designer, set designer, scenic painter, studio manager, artist, art technician, artist’s assistant, curator, gallery assistant, gallery manager, educator, fashion designer, buyer, trend forecaster, make-up artist, tattoo artist, costume designer, product designer…

Which other courses does this combine well with?

This course combines well with GCSE Maths or GCSE English


Career Prospects