Is this the course for you?
The Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design and Media is the perfect start for anyone wanting to work in the creative arts, design or media industries.
You will be introduced to some of the most exciting areas of the creative sector, such as media and film, photography, illustration, and the world of 3D design. You will learn the basic skills you need to pursue a creative career or to continue with further study.
You will gain useful new skills in many fascinating subjects, including drawing and sketching, camera capture for film, editing techniques, fashion, and design, while acquiring the practical, communication and personal skills needed for a job in the creative sector.
If you have an interest in art, design, or media, and want to develop and test your creativity, then this is the course for you.
What modules will you do?
- Introduction to materials, processes and skills in art, design and media
- Introduction to contextual research in art, design and media
- Introduction to communication skills in art, design and media
- Solving 2D creative problems
- Solving 3D creative problems
- Solving time-based creative problems
What do you need to apply?
2 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) above grade G or 1, or Entry level vocational qualification
Preferred Qualifications: Entry level English and Maths
How will you be assessed?
You will create portfolios for each module, which can include written work, sketchbooks, notebooks, journals, images, digital recordings and photos. You will be assessed on these portfolios.
Where can this course take you?
This course can lead you into entry level jobs in design, media, film, photography, fashion, arts or creative sectors.
These jobs can include design assistant, studio assistant, front of house operations and positions within the fashion industry.
Successfully passing the Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design and Media will also give you the opportunity to enrol on one of the following Level 2 courses:
- Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design (UAL)
- Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design (Fashion) (UAL)
- Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art and Design (Photography) (UAL)
- Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology (UAL)
- Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts (UAL)