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Art and Design - Graphics AS/A Level 3 at Astor College

Course description

This is a two year course.

This course is for students wishing to continue their studies in Graphic Design.

Candidates will be introduced to a variety of experiences exploring a range of graphics media and techniques relating to the use of Graphics in Visual forms. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate skills specific to these studies, such as mark making, exploration of typography and Commercial Graphic Design. An important part of the course is the study of historical and contemporary developments and different styles and genres in the industry. Grading will be taken from the completion of units and a practical exam.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs Grade C and above in 5 different subjects.

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as History of Art to prepare for higher education in areas of art and design, photography, architecture or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to art and design such as an Architect, Interior or Fashion Designer. The course will also encourage you to explore your creative mind and help you develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact  your school/college careers staff.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 09 May 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years