Art and Design - AS Level at RR6 Wimbledon
Why study Art & Design? This course will appeal to students who are imaginative, creative, self-motivated and are skilled in the practical aspects of art and design. You will be encouraged to develop visual and practical skills, experiment with new materials and techniques and produce your own imaginative and personal artworks. What topics will I study? You will learn to think creatively, use a range of 2D and 3D materials and processes and gain a good understanding of painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, photography, new media and sculpture. How will I be assessed? You will be assessed at both AS and A2 on your final piece, which will be based on your own personal starting point. You will also be assessed through an examination and A2 students will be expected to produce a personal investigation (1,000-3,000 words). An example/illustration of the type of work involved: You will be required to work in at least two of the following areas: fine art, graphic communication, textile design and 3-dimensional design. You may explore overlapping areas and combinations of areas.
Grade B or higher in GCSE Art and Design/Art and Textiles OR Merits in higher BTEC First level Art (Certificate or Diploma). Students will also be expected to bring a portfolio of their work to interview.
A Level Art & Design can act as a foundation course for further studies at art college and university. Art and Design careers include: graphic design, book illustration, advertising, architecture, art, photography, fashion design, styling, interior design, animation, product design, set design, textile design, special effects, jewellery design, and make-up artistry.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RR6 Wimbledon directly.