Art and Design: Graphic Commuincation - AS / A Level at St Alban's Catholic High School
This course is suitable for those prepared to complete extensive, consistent coursework.
It is a chance to extend your skills and to learn more about Graphic Design as a form of Art
and as a commercial and academic discipline.
Throughout the course you will be expected to keep a portfolio and work towards a
theme. You will be involved in a variety of practical lessons which build on existing
knowledge and also new methods of thinking, creating and producing finished work.
The end result for each unit is determined by the student and the sketch book is required
to ‘tell a story’ of how the product has been designed and created. You will investigate
various print techniques, typography, methods of image making, digital imaging, 3-D
installation graphics, graphic products and perhaps even animation.
This is the best introduction to a career in the creative industries. We have 100%
success rate for those students who want to study art and design at a higher level at
top universities and art colleges such as UCS, Central St Martin’s, Goldsmith’s, Kingston,
Brighton and Nottingham, leading to careers across a wide range of creative industries
including product design, illustration, media graphics, film, television, advertising,
marketing and so-on.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Alban's Catholic High School directly.