Art & Design Level 2 (UAL)

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSEs grade A*/9 - D/3 including English and maths, or relevant Level 1 qualification. A portfolio of artwork is also required.

What will I learn?

Over the course of the year you will be able express your creativity and passion for Art, Design and Media to further develop you technical skills in drawing, painting, ceramics, glass work, digital art, and photography. Our experienced and professional tutors will guide you with your Art and Design ideas and concepts, and help you to build your portfolio. English and Maths will also be a mandatory part of this course.

Topics throughout the year will include:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
  • 2D Visual Arts
  • Digital Art
  • Glass Work

By the end of the course you will have developed a range of skills, and started to build a strong portfolio to help you with applications to higher levels of study in Art and Design.

During this one-year course you will further develop your artistic skills and begin to build up a portfolio of work.

Your assessments will be 100% coursework based, which may include working on 'live projects'. Last year, students had the opportunity to create artwork and ceramics for the Hastings Pier Charity.

What could I progress on to?

Once you have completed this course you will have achieved the equivalent of 4 pass grades at GCSE and will enable you to progress to onto a Level 3 Art and Design or Creative Media course.

There are a number of career opportunities available to you in the art and design industry such as: a graphic designer, web designer, photographer, illustrator, jewellery designer, animator, film director, set designer or fine artist.

You may be required to purchase your own materials such as sketchbooks, pens, paints, brushes, and memory sticks. As a SCCH student you will be able to get 10% off in our Plaza Art Shop. You may also have the opportunity to attend a number of trips and visits which may incur additional costs.


Additional Course Details for 19/20

  • Course code 3067
    Course name UAL Level 2 Diploma Art & Design
    Campus Station Plaza Campus
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 09/09/19
    Duration 36 week (s)