Fine Art AS/A2 Level at East Berkshire College
The course divides clearly into two units. Two units are completed during AS and the further two are completed during A2.
AS level is both a 'stand-alone' qualification and also the first half of an A Level. The full A level may be taken over 2 years - or in one year if you have suitable previous experience.
The course is based in Fine Arts mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture and mixed media.
The A2 units consist of 2 units, continued from AS - units 3 & 4.
Unit one, coursework portfolio: painting, media, colour theory, exploration, research and acquisition of techniques and skills.
Unit 2 controlled assignments: work towards your exam. Your tutor will work with you on an individual basis.
Unit 3, personal investigation: research and investigation into a chosen area of study, alongside practical work. This unit must include a related personal study between 1000 - 3000 words.
Unit 4, controlled assignment: working towards the end of year practical exam.
Applicants will need five GCSEs at grade C or above including an art & design, or equivalent experience in painting and drawing.
Studio practice and personal research. Assessment is by coursework, practical assignments and end of year exam.
- A second year of study will allow you to complete the full A Level and progress to Higher Education or Art & Design Foundation Course.
- Following progression to H.E. a career in art education or a career as an art practitioner could be followed.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Berkshire College directly.