Art, Design & Media Level 1 (UAL)

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: Entry Certificate or 2 GCSEs grade E/2 - G/1 including English and maths. A portfolio of artwork is also required.

What will I learn?

During this one-year course you will use your passion for being creative to learn about and explore different materials and processes used in the creative industries.

Over the course of the year you will be able express your creative talents in Art, Design and Media. Our experienced and professional tutors will help you to develop your Art and Design ideas and skills. You will be able to learn techniques in drawing, painting, printmaking and ceramics, while exploring the history of art and design, and experimenting in 2D and 3D. English and Maths will also be a mandatory part of this course.

Topics throughout the year will include:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Ceramics
  • Digital Art
  • History of Art and Design

By the end of the course you will have developed a range of skills in Art and Design that will set you up nicely to progress onto a higher level of study.

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?

This course is exciting and challenging and offers you the opportunity to progress to further study on Level 2 Art and Design or Level 2 Creative Media Production.

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 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 9778
    Course name UAL Level 1 Art, Design & Media
    Campus Station Plaza Campus
    Study mode Full-Time
    Full Cost Fees £1,800.00
    Start date 09/09/19
    Duration 36 week (s)

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