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Art and Design AS/A-Level at The Manor Academy

Course description

The study of Art and Design (Fine Art) will give you an understanding of key knowledge, practical and critical/contextual work in one or more areas of study, for example drawing, painting, mixed-media, sculpture, printmaking and photography.

Course content

The AS qualification can be completed over one or two years and it is made up from coursework (portfolio building, etc.) and an externally set exam towards the end of the course year.

The A Level qualification is a 2 year course that consists of skills development and portfolio building. In the second year of the A-level; students are expected to build on the knowledge, understanding and skills from their previous work, with greater depth of study. In addition, there is an expectation of producing a written element which supports the practical development.

Entry requirements

GCSE (C or above) and/or BTEC L2 Extended Certificate (Merit)



Year 1: Coursework and portfolio.

Year 2: Coursework and externally set examination.



Year 1: Coursework and portfolio and externally set exam.

Future opportunities

There are wide variety of prospective careers that you can explore, including illustration, printing, design, working in galleries and many more.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 December 2016

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