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UAL Level 3 Art & Design (YR2 specialisms in Graphics, Branding, 3D and Architecture)

What will I study?

This course is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to progress to Degree level study in art and design or into employment in the creative industries. You will explore, develop and test your creativity on a course which is stimulating and demanding and provides a supportive transition to university or commercial practice. In year one you will work towards the UAL Level 3 Diploma. Successful completion of the year may enable you to progress to year two and complete the Level 3 Extended Diploma.


You will learn a range of disciplines such as model-making, illustration, creative advertising and graphic design. Drawing and creativity are central to your study in the visual arts, which will be underpinned by an understanding of cultural and historical influences. You will also be introduced to relevant software to support you in your future career. Throughout your course you will prepare for a career in the industry, through work-based assignments and assessments; some of which may be set by industry. You may be encouraged to market and sell artifacts that you have manufactured on the course. You will also gain valuable work experience or work as an independent

What are the additional entry requirements for this course?

Four GCSEs at grade C or above, or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at grade Merit or above with Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 2. You will also need a good reference and a portfolio of Art & Design work to present at interview.


1 Year


King’s Cross Centre


"What I enjoyed at College was that our course covered so many different topics and skills. We were always experimenting with different types of media and our teachers encourage us cross disciplines and explore different pathways. This means that our final pieces of work are richer and more interesting."

Felipe Palicio

UAL Level 3 Art, Design & Media 

University of the Arts London
accredited courses


Many of our Music courses are accredited by the University of the Arts London (UAL). UAL Awarding Body is the only specialist art, design and creative industries awarding organisation in England. UAL works collaboratively with Colleges, employers and others to ensure we develop and award the best possible specialist qualifications.

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