All about our Art and Design - UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design course:

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UAL Awarding Body’s Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art & Design are characterised by experiential, experimental and integrated learning. Both qualifications focus on the application of practical skills and acknowledge the common principles and distinctive characteristics of different art and design disciplines.

The details

Students learn how to work with 2D, 3D and time-based media through more complex tasks than those set at level 2. The focus of the course is on creative problem solving supported by research and analysis so that you can define, understand and contribute to the area in which you wish to work. The level 3 course prepares students either to progress to higher education, or to seek work in the creative industries.

How is this course assessed?

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

What Enrichment activities support this course?

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