UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design with Welsh Baccalaureate (Full-Time)

Course Overview

The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design is a Full-time Further Education general arts course, which allows you to gain practical experience and skills across a wide range of art and design techniques. This course is designed for students wanting to become a designer, artist or have a creative career whilst doing the Welsh Baccalaureate. This is located in the Creative, Visual and Performing Arts (CVP) department.

If you are committed to further study or a career in this field, then this is the course for you. The syllabus is dynamic and wide-ranging, offering many exciting opportunities for you to use your imagination and creativity. Drawing ability and practical skills are essential, whilst good computer skills are also important. You will need an eye for shape and colour, good analytical skills and a willingness to experiment, as well as commitment and perseverance. * Welsh Baccalaureate is only offered as part of this course in Neath and Afan Collage.

  • Entry Requirements

    A relevant Level 2 qualification or 5 GCSEs Grade C or above to include GCSE English.

  • Career Prospects

    This qualification will allow learners to enter higher level courses, e.g.Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and degree courses, also to prepare them for employment in the field of art and design.

  • Course Modules

    This is a Level 3 course, which is equivalent to 3 A Levels. It consists of 5 core units plus 12 or more specialist units. The year starts with shorter activities and assignments which progress in length and complexity as the course develops. You will be assessed frequently at the end of each assignment and given guidance on how to improve grades in future work. Additionally you will be able to study the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification (in Neath and Afan Colleges only)

  • Additional Costs

    There will be additional course-related costs.

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Afan College

Newtown College

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