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What's Involved

The Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design is a full time course comprising of 8 units(60 credits) that are delivered across the year. The course aims to give you the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding by experiencing work across a range of contexts in art, craft and design.

The course provides a broad based vocational education from which you can progress to further and higher education in the same or related areas. This is a level 2 course that is equivalent to four GCSE's at grades A to C.

The course involves a one-year study period in art and design subjects. The programme covers a range of areas such as drawing, 3D design, fine art, graphic design, textiles, photography, printmaking and ceramics. These skills will be delivered through a series of assignments that introduce you to a wide range of skills. The historical and design aspects of the course will be complemented by critical studies with visits to galleries and exhibitions to widen and enhance the course and your learning experience.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3, plus a successful portfolio interview.

Where will it take me?

Students who successfully complete this course and go on to study at level 3 could expect a vast array of creative jobs in the industry such as a designer, photographer, artist etc.

Course Assessment Method

Assessment is continuous, at regular intervals, which includes all project work undertaken, throughout the year of study.

Where and When


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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.
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