UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design & Media (Creative Futures)

Course code: PFAN100P

Subject area: Art & Design

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 1

Course details

9:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

6th Sep 2021 - 1st Jul 2022

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

01235 555585

This course offers you the chance to try all sorts of different types of creative subjects to see which you enjoy the most. The course content includes drawing, textiles printmaking, 3D design, photography, graphic design and animation.

This course is a great platform to start your journey into the creative arts. You will try a new project every half term to develop new creative and technical skills to find out what you’re best at. We will listen to your life plans and help you move onto the next step of your career. The course is structured so that you can aim to move on to a Level 2 course, a traineeship, apprenticeship or directly into employment.

The work you do will be linked to real life projects in college and the community. Students are encouraged to display their work, enter competitions and be enterprising. Your maths and English skills will be developed at the right level for you, improving your chances of progression into employment and to the next level of education.
You will also do 35 hours of work experience to help you grow your employability skills.

Unit 1 - Introduction to materials, processes and skills in art, design and media
Unit 2 - Introduction to contextual research in art, design and media
Unit 3 - Introduction to communication skills in art, design and media
Unit 4 - Solving 2D creative problems
Unit 5 - Solving 3D creative projects
Unit 6 - Solving time-based creative problems
Unit 7 - Art, design and media project
Students can progress onto Level 2 courses in Art & Design, Media Production, Creative Production, Performance & Production, a traineeship or apprenticeship or employment.
GCSEs at grade D/3 - G/1 and a successful interview.

Bring to interview:
Examples of your creative work.
Most recent school report.
There is a course consumable fee of £100 payable at enrolment which covers course materials, paper, equipment, an art kit and print credits for the year. You may be eligible for a bursary to help towards this cost.

There is also a fee of £20 for induction / day trips payable via WisePay at the start of term.

The total course cost is £120.

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently planning any trips as part of your course. If we are able to organise trips during your course, the cost of these will be communicated to you at the time. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page by searching Fees and bursaries link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £45.00
Materials: £55.00

Total Cost: £100.00

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £45.00
Materials: £55.00

Total Cost: £100.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £45.00
Materials: £55.00

Total Cost: £100.00

UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design & Media
This course is 100% coursework, internally assessed and externally moderated. The grade for this qualification comes from the final unit, at Pass, Merit or Distinction.
GCSE retakes or Functional Skills qualifications in maths and English are assessed through external examinations.