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Art and Design A level at The Littlehampton Academy

Course description

Art and Design AS and A level opens up a wide range of creative art and design based career fields such as: Architect, Fine Artist, Web, Graphic and Stage Design, Animation, Computer Game Design, CGI and Film special effects amongst many others. Successful students have gone on to gain places at university studying Computer Animation design, Graphic design, Lens based photographic Arts, Computer Game design and Photography.

Course content

The course offers you the opportunity to creatively explore a wide range of 2D and 3D medias, techniques and styles. We will encourage you to be creative and the course can be customised to suit the needs and ideas of every individual. You will have the opportunity to use sculptural techniques such as carving, casting and ceramics should you wish to do so, as well as a range of drawing and painting methods. You can specialise in your chosen discipline, as you create your coursework unit. During the course you will gain the experience of becoming a practising art professional by putting on your own private exhibitions with the possibility of obtaining commissions to sell your artwork

Entry requirements

Minimum grade C in Art or Graphic Communication.


  • 40% exam
  • 60% coursework

Future opportunities

The art department have strong links with our local FE College, Northbrook, where students have gone on to study a Foundation degree in Art and Media. We also link with the University of Chichester’s art department who have a thriving multi-disciplinary art course. Students successful in art and design can go on to further study either at foundation level for one year, or to university to study in many art related fields such as Architecture or Fine Art painting.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Littlehampton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


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    • TLA is a Christian designated academy and we are proud to be part of the Woodard Academies Trust.  We aim to provide a rich and diverse educational environment that welcomes people of all faiths and none, and where every child is 'known and nurtured'.