Art and Design Level 1 Diploma

Art and Design Level 1 Diploma

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Get creative insight into the fundamental techniques of art and design. Focus on traditional and modern digital elements of art and design.

You will gain an understanding of art and design (drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture), digital media techniques (animation and Adobe applications) giving you progression opportunities to Level 2 in our art and design, photography and creative media courses.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Quarry Hill Campus
Course code 73826-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19+: £1,095 (19+ fee subject to change)

What you learn

Course themes:

• Drawing

• Painting

• Printmaking

• Mixed media including digital and photographic processes

• 3D design

• Sculpture (3D fine art)

Benefits / Skills you will develop

Understanding of Art and Design (drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture) Digital Media (animation and adobe applications) giving you progression opportunities at Level 2 in our art & design, photography and creative media courses. 

How you will be assessed

Students on our Level 1 programme are continually assessed throughout the academic year. This will be through practical assignments. 

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

Quarry Hill Campus. We have a wide range of practical and digital resources.

Entry requirements

3 F's at GCSE or equivalent. If you are studying the new GCSE framework we require three 1's. However if you are worried you may not meet the above requirements you must demonstrate an interest in the subject. 

Upon a successful application you will be invited to an interview. You will be asked to bring some previous work which demonstrates your interest. 

What's next

Progression to Level 2 study within Creative Arts: 

  • Level 2 Art & Design (Further explorations of fine arts including painting and printmaking, photography, animation and digital applications)
  • Level 2 Graphic Design and Photography 
  • Level 2 Creative Media 


Campus Locations

Quarry Hill Campus

Playhouse Square
West Yorkshire
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.9 MilesWebsite

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