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Art and Design

Art & Design - Level 2

ABOUT THIS COURSE

You will be introduced to a wide range of creative activities including; drawing, painting, collage and sculpture work, software-based design, animation, website design, graphic design, illustration.

The course is made up of 8 units. The first 7 units enable you to study particular areas in depth, and Unit 8 will require you to complete a Final Major Project, where you will devise, produce and present a large scale piece of work of your choosing, supported by your teachers.

Units studied include:

  • Introduction to materials, processes and technical skills in art & design
  • Introduction to contextual research in art & design
  • Introduction to drawing skills
  • Introduction to communication skills in art & design
  • Solving 2D creative problems
  • Solving 3D creative problems
  • Solving time-based creative problems
  • Developing and producing a personal project in art & design (Final Major Project)

GCSE English & Maths As part of their overall Study Programme, students will also be required to attend FS/GCSE English and/or Maths classes if they have yet to achieve a GCSE Grade C in either subject.

All Art & Design students are required to maintain a basic Art Kit of essential materials, and to bring these materials to each class. Equipment needed includes:

  1. A range of pencils
  2. Ruler
  3. Rubber
  4. Scissors
  5. Glue / Pritt Stick
  6. A3 Sketchbook
  7. A3 Wallet

NB. Please note that funding is not available for adult learners (19+) on this course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above in English Language and maths or
  • Functional Skills Level 1 or above in English and maths or
  • relevant Level 1 qualification in Art and Design
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating drawing and painting skills and including examples of observational drawing.

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

Assessment is based on course work and project work, both practical and written, which is marked by your college teachers and verified by UAL.

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Most students continue onto one of our Level 3 courses.

STUDY METHODS

You will learn in dedicated computer labs equipped with industry standard software packages, and in our traditional art & design studios.

The course is usually timetabled over 4 days per week.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

All Art & Design students are required to maintain a basic Art Kit of essential materials, and to bring these materials to each class. Equipment needed includes:

  1. A range of pencils
  2. Ruler
  3. Rubber
  4. Scissors
  5. Glue / Pritt Stick
  6. A3 Sketchbook
  7. A3 Wallet
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
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COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Beaconsfield Road
Southall
London UB1 1DP

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