Art & Design


Course Duration: 2 years Course Level: A Level
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 Why study Art and Design?

  • I want to study a hands-on course which provides the opportunity for students to involve themselves in a wide range of creative projects
  • I want to develop my drawing, printmaking, painting and design skills
  • I want to progress to art college and university.

What does the course consist of?

Our A Level Art and Design course is suitable if you are interested in any of the following; Fine Art, 3D Design, Graphics or Textiles. It covers:

  • Developing an appreciation of art history and contemporary art
  • Students can undertake projects relating to architecture, product design or sculpture
  • Developing a sophisticated understanding of media processes and techniques
  • Students will develop many skills including; observational drawing, photography, researching, media experimentation, computer aided design model making and digital image manipulation
  • Students can undertake projects relating to advertising, branding, web design or illustration
  • Learning to develop a sophisticated understanding of media, processes, materials and techniques
  • From initial research through to development of ideas (printmaking/textile techniques) and producing a final outcome
  • Fashion design, interior design and installations.

How is this course assessed?

  • Students will produce a portfolio of work for each unit.

What might this course lead on to?

  • Progression to study at Art College or University
  • Careers in illustration, marketing, advertising or teaching
  • Conservation and gallery work
  • Careers in product design, interior design, graphic design and architecture
  • Careers in graphic design, computer games design and illustration
  • Careers in fashion, interior design, theatre, costume, marketing, advertising or teaching.
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