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  • access
  • artAnddesign
  • creativearts
  • graphics

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time (19+)

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:

    Gateway London


Course Overview

This course offers adult returners a coherent, integrated and supported year of study through which they will gain the knowledge, awareness, skills and confidence necessary for successful undergraduate studying in the intended progression routes for this Diploma. The course aims to provide a balance of essential study skills with specialist subject knowledge to enable the students to be prepared for the academic and practical rigours of undergraduate study in Art and/or Design.

Topics include:

  • Printmaking
  • Illustration
  • Drawing in Mixed Media
  • Digital Imaging
  • Photography Development
  • Digital Editing for Moving Image

Course Highlights

By providing a broader sector experience the course encourages learners to take on some individual research, enabling them to be further prepared for higher-level learning.

Teaching and guidance from practising artist, designers and creatives.

We have well-resourced studios and workshops for all disciplines.

The course includes work experience, enrichment activities and exhibitions and collaborative projects.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

On completion you will be able to Higher Education study in areas related to Art and Design. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study: Fine Art, Photography, Digital Media, Animation, Graphics and Design.


Assessment of internal units for this course is designed to fit give learners the opportunity to demonstrate skills developed in applied scenarios. All units are graded to encourage skills development and performance.

Entry Requirements

You should will have literacy, communication skills and numeracy at Level 2 or above.

A portfolio of work, containing recent examples of artwork, sketchbooks, photography work or creative work you have done. This could be both course work and work you have created in your own time.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.