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This programme leads to the award of a level 3 Applied General Diploma in Art & Design from the University of the Arts London.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Evidence (a portfolio) of creative work in a related visual arts field. 4 GCSEs at grade four or above including English and maths.

    Assessment Method

    Continuous assessment: by project completion online and hard-copy portfolio submission presentations written research projects group work; and primarily by two externally-assessed projects.

    Aims of the course

    The UAL level 3 Applied General Diploma in Art and Design is designed to be an 'Applied General' qualification that provides you with the skills knowledge and understanding necessary to progress onto further learning. The skills developed throughout this qualification may also support you to progress into appropriate entry level roles in employment and training programmes or apprenticeships in the creative industry.

    Progression Opportunities

    This qualification will support students to progress or transition to a range of further education and vocational courses such as: UAL level 3 Applied General Extended Diploma in Art and Design UAL level 3 Diploma in Art and Design Foundation Studies UAL level 4 Diploma in Art and Design.


    This programme is delivered through a mixture of lessons workshops and projects and takes place in classrooms and studios off-site in trips to galleries and in projects with external partners.

    Career Options

    The primary purpose of this diploma is to aid students to progress to further learning. However the transferable skills and knowledge developed as part of this qualification will support students to progress into appropriate entry level roles or higher apprenticeships in the creative sector. This qualification attracts UCAS tariff points and therefore may be recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements either in its own right or alongside other level 3 qualifications to many relevant courses. These include: BA (Hons) Product Design BA (Hons) Fine Art BA (Hons) Fashion Design BA (Hons) Graphic Design BA (Hons) Photography BA (Hons) Games Design BA (Hons) 3D Design.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 35 weeks
Start Date 02/09/2024
End Date 27/06/2025
Course Code 4ARAO9S0


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16-18 Free
19-24 £ 5,421
24+ £5,421
International £9,000
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