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Fine Art A Level at Manshead CE Academy

Course description

Art at A-Level encourages students to think about using art as a platform for their ideas. They will generate their own responses to being political artists in which they challenge issues that they feel strongly about. These will be contextualised with the work of other artists and thinkers from a wide variety of backgrounds. The realisation of their project will be executed on an A1 canvas using mixed media. You will be encouraged to think in depth and critically about your response, which will also be the basis for a 3000 word essay.

Course content

 Political Art - Coursework Unit
 Externally Set Exam Unit 2
 Personal Study

Entry requirements

Minimum Grade 4 or above in Art

Future opportunities

Art is a visual/conceptual driver within society. It defines and manipulates meanings and signifiers through the interaction of cultures across a plethora of interactive communication platforms and exhibitions. It can also be the basis for a stimulating career within a number of professions including; Curator, Lecturer, Graphic Designer, Fashion designer/journalist, project manager, teacher, web designer etc.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Manshead CE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 01 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years