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Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are needed but you should have Entry 3 in initial literacy tests and basic numeracy skills.

You need to show a varied portfolio of creative work and attend an interview.

Who is the course for

This one year introductory learning course in art & design is for those students who wish to develop their creative work across a range of disciplines.

Course Content

The course consists of four main art & design projects and alongside these you will also study Functional Skills in English and follow a programme in personal and social development.

You will learn about:

  • Drawing and painting
  • Graphic design
  • Print making
  • Textiles
  • 3D design
  • Health and safety
  • The work of other artists,designers and crafts people.

How is the course assessed

The course is continually assessed against units of study. Competence must be proved in all areas of study before the full award is granted.

Where next - Further Studies

You can progress onto specialist courses such as the Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design, Media or Production Arts where you will be given an opportunity to continue to develop your creativity, in more of the specialist areas.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Successful students can work in a range of art and design based roles.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 9 November 2016.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00