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Art: Fine Art A Level

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course is designed to build on and extend core fine art skills acquired at GCSE, alongside developing your creativity, expression, imagination, critical and contextual understanding.                          


Year 1 - The emphasis of the first year is underpinned by core fine art skills. This is extended through experimentation and exploration of a broad range of materials, techniques and processes. You will be required to engage with the works of artists and designers which encourages a written critical response, and enables you to analyse the way you work to inform and develop your personal work into an extended exploratory portfolio.

Year 2 - The emphasis of this year will be on developing and extending existing creative skills. You will be encouraged to develop a more independent approach to the subject demonstrating continued critical understanding, supported by integrated written engagement with the works of artists and designers to inform and develop work which has a personal significance into a major in-depth, practical and theoretical investigation.

How will it be delivered?

Year 1: Component 1: Personal Creative Enquiry (100%)

Year 2: Component 1: Personal Investigation (60%)

Component 2: Externally Set Assignment (15 hours) (40%)

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English at grade C/4 or above and an Art based subject, preferably Fine Art or Art and Design. 


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