Level: TWO-YEAR A Level
Exam Board: Edexcel/Pearson
Grade 5 in GCSE Art or Merit or Distinction on a two year BTEC Art and Design Diploma. Students without these qualifications who wish to study Art should contact the department.
What will I study?
You will learn technical skills and study the work of other artists as a basis for your own artistic practice. Students work in one or more areas: drawing and painting; mixed media including collage and assemblage; sculpture; ceramics; installation; textiles. The course is assessed through a personal investigation, which involves a work journal and a final piece, and a 15 hour exam, with accompanying sketchbook
As well as Art foundation and degree courses, students progress to architecture, graphic design, textiles, fashion marketing and photography. Notre Dame students have gone on to study at some of the most prestigious institutions in the country, including the Royal College of Art, and Russell Group universities.
Did you know?
One in eleven jobs in the UK now falls within the creative economy. One in six of all UK graduate jobs are also creative economy positions. The wider creative economy including non-creative sectors such as manufacturing or health, as well as creative and support jobs within the creative industries themselves, totalled 2.8m jobs in 2015. (Creative Industries 2015: Focus on Employment.)