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September 2022
2 Years
Course code ED3ARPF1LC

Art, Design and Communication, UAL Extended Diploma

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art, Design and Communication provides you with a broad skillset across a range of different disciplines within an art and design pathway. This study programme will allow you to develop and test your creativity through experimental briefs. You will be introduced to creative and technical skills, professional development and contextual studies, and a range of contemporary and historical practices.

You will work with the excellent facilities at Loxton Campus – including dark rooms, specialist studios, digital suites and facilities to create mixed media outcomes. This programme is suitable for you if you are fascinated by art and design practices and enjoy working creatively and with curiosity. As part of this study programme you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID).

You will also complete a work placement or extended industry placement. All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through practical projects in studios and workshops, and written assignments.

What could I do after this course?

You could progress straight onto a creative degree such as the BA (Hons) Art and Design, BA(Hons) Games and Animation Production or the FdA in Graphic Design at University Centre Weston.

Entry Requirements

You will need five GCSE’s at grade 9-4 including an art related subject and English, or a qualifying Level 2 qualification. A strong portfolio of work, plus a successful interview will be required.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

What our students say

Lilly Greer, Level 3 Art and Design

Lilly Greer

"My experience with the course so far has really helped me gain confidence in my work and allowed me to explore my creative freedom."

Former school: Backwell School

Studied: Level 3 Art and Design

What next? Thinking of going to university to study illustration or graphic design

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