UAL Level 2 – Art and Design

Start Date: 09 September 2019
Total course cost: 2245.00
Funding information: Free for Eligible 16-18 year olds. Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

The course will provide qualifications, skills and experience to be able to progress to level 3 Art and Design, Graphic Design, Fashion, Photography, Concept Design for Games, apprenticeships in Design, Creative and Digital Media, Jewellery, Fashion or Social Media.This qualification provides an opportunity to explore develop and test creative ideas in practice, by exploring a broad range of materials and processes including traditional and digital approaches. The course develops skills and knowledge in specialist areas of art and design including two and three dimensional design, processes and techniques, painting and drawing, graphics, digital imaging, and textiles. Students will produce a portfolio of work completed over the duration of the course and exhibit work in an exhibition at the end of the year. The course develops awareness of the design industry by including workshops by visiting practitioners and undertaking live projects and competition work.
You will study a number of key units including: Communicating Ideas in 2D and 3D, Introduction to Specialist Pathways in Art and Design including photography - product design - fashion - visual arts and textiles, Investigating Contextual References in Art and Design.

Entry Requirements

You will need three GCSEs at grade D/3 or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework


The course will provide the student with a broad education and training in art and design and provide opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in specialist areas which can support progression to Level 3 Qualifications in art and design, apprenticeship