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Art, Design & Media Level 1 UAL Award and Diploma at Seevic College

Course description

Are you intrigued and motivated by art, design and media? This course will offer you opportunities to explore, develop and test your creativity even further.

Using established approaches to your teaching, learning and assessment, this course is perfect if you seek practical study over a more academic study route.

Course content

  • Award in Art, Design & Media

    Students must complete two mandatory units.

  • Unit 1 Introduction to materials, processes and skills in art, design and media
  • Unit 2 Introduction to contextual research in art, design and media.
  • Diploma in Art, Design & Media

    Students must complete Units 1–2 of the Award in addition to Units 3–7.

  • Unit 3 Introduction to communication skills in art, design and media
  • Unit 4 Solving 2D creative problems
  • Unit 5 Solving 3D creative problems
  • Unit 6 Solving time-based creative problems
  • Unit 7 Art, design and media project.

Entry requirements

Grade E/2 or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.


  • You will work in the Art and Media studios and computer suites to develop your skills. You will complete a range of practical projects which are continually assessed by your tutors, and receive verbal and written feedback allowing you to understand what level you are working at, and what you need to do to improve.

    Written work will be required to develop your understanding of the creative processes and to enhance your research skills.

Financial information

  • You will need your own art kit- which will cost in the region of £30.
  • You will need to produce at least 3 sketch books per year- costing £4 each.

Future opportunities

This course will ideally set you up to progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design or the Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production.

Further information

  • Links with local professional business and enterprises via the college ‘Live Creative’ initiative.
  • Trips/visits: To Southend and London Galleries.
  • Expert tutor experience and subject knowledge.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seevic College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2018
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    • Approximately 3,000 students study at Seevic College's university style campus located in Benfleet, Essex. 

      Recently our campus was transformed by a multimillion pound refurbishment project. During the project, we:

      • Built a brand new space for socialising and event hosting - it's called The Hub
      • Completely refurbished and remodelled 26 classrooms and teaching spaces
      • Created a brand new Learning Support Centre
      • Developed a brand new Performing Arts facility