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Fine Art A level at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

This course is for students who wish to study drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Course content

In the first year you will complete a general art course and then choose specialised options according to your talent, ability and needs. Other options available include mixed media, installation and video/sound.

The 2nd year is independently tailored and you will specialise in your chosen area and write a supporting essay as well as completing a practical examination.

You will study a personal investigation unit and an externally set (exam) unit each year. The second year you will also do a written study.

Entry requirements

  • G Score : 34
  • C - Art & Design
  • C/5  – English 


Exam board: EDEXCEL

Future opportunities

You can progress onto a Foundation Diploma course or a degree in a range of art-based subjects and careers in art and design including painting, sculpture, multimedia, illustration, public art, television.

Further information

What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

There are visits to galleries, museums, degree shows, workshops, life drawing and opportunities to meet artists and designers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 January 2017
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