Is this the course for you?
The Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art) will provide you with the opportunity to explore the materials, methods and processes that support art and design activities. This course is designed to develop the knowledge, technical skills, and understanding you will need in order to progress to further study and qualifications, or prepare you for a rewarding career in a number of creative roles.
Through practical learning and immersive study, you will engage with a variety of creative techniques including 2D and 3D practices. You will experiment with processes, technologies and media to produce work-in-progress and finished outcomes.
More than just developing your creativity and expression, and artistic skills, you will also gain a deeper understanding of the theories and principles of art and design, including research methodology, expression of thought, justification of concept, and evaluation of product.
So, whether you already know the specific creative career path you wish to follow, or want to progress on to further study and Higher Education, the Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art) could be the perfect canvas on which to paint your future.
What modules will you do?
You will develop skills, techniques, and knowledge of areas that can include:
- Developing materials
- Digital skills
- Textiles and fashion
- 2D and 3D problem solving
- Developing knowledge and contextual awareness
- Research skills
What do you need to apply?
- 2 GCSE qualifications at grades A*-D or 9-3, including English Language
- Level 1 vocational qualification and a Level 1 English qualification
Additional information: You will have a review of your portfolio and ideally show some moderate success in the subject area
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of assignments, course work, observation of practical workshops, and a final project.
Where can this course take you?
This course can lead to future employment in a number of art and design-based roles. These could include illustrator, sculptor, sketch artist, digital designer, product designer, architect, 3D model maker, animator, independent artist, painter, interior decorator, print designer, and fashion branding roles.
After successfully passing the Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art), you may wish to consider one of the following Level 3 courses:
- Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art) (UAL)
- Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design (Fashion) (UAL)