Course Advice

020 3757 4000


This programme leads to the award of a Level 2 Progression Diploma in Art & Design and to pass grades in GCSE English and maths.

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

    Entry Requirements

    You will need: - Evidence of previous creative work in any of the following: visual art drawing painting printmaking. All at an appropriate level - 4 GCSEs at Grade 2-3

    Assessment Method

    You will be continuously assessment via the following: - practical work - project completion - online portfolio submission - presentations - written research projects - group work

    Aims of the course

    This course has been designed to introduce you to a range of creative study in painting and drawing graphic design illustration sculpture and print making. You can also complete GCSE qualifications in English and maths. This course aims to help you gain the all-round skills needed to progress to Levell 3 study in fine art and creative media or fashion retail study.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion you could choose to progress onto a UAL Level 3 Diploma at Southwark College in the following: - Art & design - Fashion - Creative media


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

    Career Options

    The primary purpose of this diploma is to aid you to progress to further learning.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 25 weeks
Start Date 02/09/2024
End Date 21/03/2025
Course Code 4ARAN9S0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 450
24+ Please Enquire
International £9,000
Apply Now

Search for a course or your favourite subject, find more information and begin your application.


Course Enquiry Form

Invalid Input
Invalid Input
This field is required.
Required field
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
This field is required.
This field is required.
Invalid Input

Coronavirus update

Southwark College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

The government is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to work with the WHO and international community. For staff and students, it remains business as usual across our sites and our workplaces.

Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:


This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk: