All about our Art A-Level course:

A taste...

A-Level Art is a practical hands-on course for students who love making things and communicating ideas. Drawing is a crucial part of the course and it is a skill you will develop throughout your time studying art.

The details

You will look at a wide range of art and design, learning how to analyse and respond to the work of other artists through your own practical work including drawing, painting, printmaking, digital media, sculpture and photography. Distinctive modules include: -Practical and theoretical project on chosen subject -Practical investigation into theme set by exam board

How is this course assessed?

60% coursework unit 40% exam unit

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?

Graphics, Photography, DEC, Media, Sociology, English, Acting, Music, Dance.