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A Level Art and Design at Moseley Park

Course description


For students who are passionate about Art and Design and are looking to build upon and extend their skills gained at GCSE. Art and Design at Post 16 gives students exposure to different aspects of art and design, allowing them to display their abilities in a variety of artistic disciplines and demonstrate their understanding of these contexts.

Course content

Coursework Portfolio
Controlled Assignment

Entry requirements

Minimum grade C or equivalent GCSE in Art and Design and English.


Coursework Portfolio is a centre-set and centre-assessed unit that is externally moderated by OCR. 60% of the total AS GCE marks (100 Marks) Controlled Assignment is externally set. 40% of the total AS marks. 3-6 weeks of preparation time plus 5 hours controlled assignment. The question paper will provide students with a range of written and visual starting points, briefs, scenarios and stimuli. From these one must be selected upon which to base their personal response.

Future opportunities


These qualifications support progression into further education, training or employment, such as:

Foundation Studies in Art and Design
Higher National Diplomas in Art and Design
Foundation Degrees in Art and Design
Honours Degrees in Art and Design


Design assistant/trainee, trainee technical illustrator, trainee technical graphic design assistant, junior art worker, desktop publishing assistant, technical illustrator, junior graphic designer, junior product designer, assistant copywriter, production runner/ assistant, post production runner, broadcast assistant, archive assistant, animation assistant, assistant to the camera crew, junior designer, junior researcher, web coordinator, trainee/ assistant photographer, digital assistant, production secretary, trainee/assistant photographer, trainee/assistant staff photographer, trainee investigative/ crime scene photographer, junior minilab printer, junior digital imaging technician, costume/wardrobe assistant, community arts admin assistant.


Animator, ceramicist, exhibition designer, fashion designer, fine artist, furniture designer, glass designer, graphic designer, illustrator, product designer, interior designer, jewellery designer, make-up artist, medical illustrator, prosthetic artist, forensic artist, museum/gallery/conservatory photographer, press photography, printmaker, production designer for television, textile designer, teacher, art therapist.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moseley Park directly.

Last updated date: 01 May 2015

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