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Art and Design: Graphic Communication A level at Nower Hill High School

Course description

The course is designed to enable students to develop personal responses to ideas, observations, experiences, environments and cultures.

You will learn to use computer applications such as Adobe Photoshop. This will enable you to produce a portfolio of quality presentational work. You will be set work-based projects, and cover corporate identity and packaging design.

Course content

The course comprises two components which are internally marked, verified and externally moderated.

Work presented for assessment must show coverage of all assessment objectives. Submissions must include work journals, evidence of research, analysis, exploration, development and evaluation.

  • Component 1 Self-titled project (60% of A level)
  • Component 2 Exam (40% of A level)

Entry requirements

Graphic Communication or Art or Fine Art GCSE at Grade C or above.

Assessment

  • Exams 40%
  • Coursework 60%

Future opportunities

Foundation and Degree courses, such as graphics, packaging and typographic design, graphic information design, graphic media studies, printing, fashion promotion, illustration, photography and publishing.

Further information

You will need general art media including a range of drawing and painting materials. You should also own equipment for work at home.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nower Hill High School directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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