How long is the course?
1 year full time.
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for individuals who have a passion for Fine Art, having already established a basic level of contextual understanding and the confidence to manipulate the materials to suit their intention. A want to progress to Higher Education within the subject or to work within the Creative Industry is also desirable
What entry qualifications do I need?
A grade B or above in Art and English must be obtained in order to enroll.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will takes the form of coursework, essays, group critiques, presentations, exhibitions and one to one tutorials.
Your A Level will be assessed over two different equally waited units:
Unit 1: Coursework Portfolio (50% AS, 25% A-Level) Unit 2: Externally Set Assignment (50% AS, 25% A-Level)
What could I do after the course?
Successful completion of the course will enable individuals to have the opportunity to progress to Higher Education such as College or University. Apprenticeships and residencies are also an option to be explored.
What else do I need to know?
Students will need to have a good selection of materials at home in order to complete independent study, they should also have a copy of ‘Ways of the Seeing’ by John Burger , as this text will be referenced throughout the year to investigate the History and Theory of Fine Art. Individuals need to be self-motivated and driven as the workload requires at least 2 hours of independent study each day.
What will I be studying?
The course will take a multidisciplinary approach the world of Art, individuals will study drawing and painting techniques, print making, sculpture and installation. Digital media will also be included alongside Art History and Theory. Regular trips and workshop to UCA and London Galleries and Museums, will highlight the wide scope of creative possibilities available to individual who want to develop their artistic identity.Download course PDF