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Art and Design

UAL Art, Design and Media UAL Level 1 Diploma

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

The Level 1 Diploma in Art Design and Media is designed to provide students who are interested and motivated by art and design with opportunities to explore, develop and test their creativity. The course is delivered over three days and enables students to both engage with education and acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to progress to further education or employment within the creative industries. This is an Art and Design course specifically designed for students with additional support needs.

What you will learn

The qualifications enable students to

  • Be introduced to the materials and processes used in art design and media and the skills necessary to record and express ideas
  • Be aware of how contextual research is used to support creative activities
  • Be introduced to the communication skills used in support of creative activities and develop an understanding of the role that communication skills play in informing and developing ideas
  • Use previously acquired skills knowledge and understanding to explore and resolve 2D 3D and time-based creative problems
  • Demonstrate personal strengths in art design and media and use the knowledge understanding and skills developed in previous units.

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • No formal qualifications are required 
  • Show us previous artwork that demonstrates your interest and commitment 
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage with ideas and have sound communication skills 
  • This course is suitable for students with additional support and learning needs

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • Applicants are invited to an informal interview to discuss their support needs and interest in Art and Design

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.0

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • UAL 2 Diploma in Art and Design

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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