Online College of Art and Design
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This course is the standard course for entry to university to study BA Honours Degree & creative career.
A-level Art and Design
You will be supported through 8 units in 3 key stages. You will develop a range of practical skills using a variety of media. These will be explored through themed projects and will include both 2d and 3d work. You will explore: Painting, Textiles, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Sculpture and Digital art practice. You will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in historical and contemporary art practice. In the third and final stage, you will be asked to produce a final major project in your chosen specialist discipline working to your own project brief. At the same time your portfolio for employment or university will be produced.
Your lead tutor will also help you through the UCAS reference and application for university if required.
How It Works
Students receive access to our online college site where they can access and work through their course. Lessons / tasks are listed along with supporting resources, videos for skills development, step by step tutorials etc. Photographs of students' completed work are uploaded to their college e portfolio for marking and written feedback on how to progress. Additionally students are invited to discuss with an experienced and qualified personal tutor their progress and receive verbal feedback, encouragement and support. Students may also benefit from relationships with their fellow online students as they can view profiles and comment on each others' art work if they wish.
Unlimited one to one tuition (face to face optional) from expert tutors
Formative as the course progresses and summative at the end of units and the course. You will be kept informed every step of the way on how to improve your work.
Who is this course for?
Students of all ability from beginner to advanced. Students who wish to access University to study BA Honours Degree or enter creative career.
Must be 16 years or over. All students 18 years or over will be accepted on to the course.
Computer literate - able to use internet, MS Word
Computer with broadband internet
15 hours a week full time (9 months), 7.5 hours a week part - time (18 months)
A Level -> University -> Qualified Artist / Designer