This course offers you the opportunity to explore the very real influence of art and design and the growth of society have had on each other throughout history. You will examine meanings conveyed through art and design from the Italian Renaissance to the contemporary works of today and how these have influenced and been influenced by changing social, political, cultural and economic factors.
Your studies are further enhanced by museum and gallery visits as well as talks given by visiting lecturers and practitioners from industry. This will enable you to develop your skills in observing and interpreting artworks through a theoretical approach to study. On successful completion of an A-Level programme of study, which includes this course, you will have the skills and qualifications need to progress onto a wide range of courses at foundation or degree level, or go directly into industry employment. The qualification you will be awarded is GCE A-Level Art & Design: Critical and Contextual Studies.
DURATION - 2 YEARS
A minimum of five GCSEs at A*-B/9-5 including Maths and English at minimum C/4 grade plus a portfolio of artwork and evidence of written work
Final grades will give the following maximum UCAS points score of: