12 Sep 2023
This course follows on from the UAL Level 3 Applied General Diploma in Art and Design if you want to develop your creative design skills to a higher level and progress to a career in the creative industries. It provides a strong foundation for a broad range of creative subjects at further and higher education, or creative apprenticeships.
The Extended Diploma usually involves working on a live project for an external client. Recent projects have included taking part in the Royal Opera House Design Challenge and creating mural designs for a hotel. On this course you can write your own brief for your final project.
Level 3 UAL Applied General Diploma in Art and Design at merit.
The programme is full time and you should expect to be in College for three to four days a week. You will be required to conduct at least 10 hours per week of independent study on top of your college timetable. We do have open access areas and the library for independent study, you can also work from home during this time.
You will learn in a variety of ways, including from demonstrations, skills workshops and formal lessons and you will have the opportunity to work independently in the art studios with one-to-one support from your teacher. Assessment is by coursework portfolio and your work will be graded at either Pass, Merit or Distinction.
You can progress to university, then find work as a graphic designer, photographer, fashion designer, interior designer, exhibition designer, ceramicist, jewellery maker, illustrator or fine artist. Or you could choose to move on to related job areas, incluing animation, television, visual merchandising or web design.
Check out all the fantastic opportunities available, including more exciting new T Levels, by coming along to our next cross-campus open events, from 4.30-7.30pm on 11 and 12 October.
A new shop, stocked and run by students with additional needs, has been opened at our Arundel Campus in the commercial heart of Portsmouth.
Our exciting journey has taken a giant leap forward! This new website is the result of Highbury and Portsmouth College’s official merger, an ambitious move which is already creating significant benefits for the city and region.
Jubilant students and staff are celebrating a return to pre-pandemic performances for A Level and Level 3 results released today.