UAL Awarding Body's Art and Design qualifications enable students to experiment and develop. Students completing these qualifications will explore materials, methods and processes as they build a portfolio of work. These qualifications prepare students for further study or employment in industries including visual communication, fashion, fine art and 3D design.
We offer Art and Design qualifications at Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. As a current or prospective UAL Awarding Body tutor or centre, you can explore our range below or look at our resources to learn more about delivering them.
UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design and Media
This qualification provides students who are intrigued and motivated by art and design with opportunities to explore, develop and test their creativity.
UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Art and Design
Students have the opportunity to explore the materials, methods and processes that support art and design activities.
UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design
Teach your students how to develop and test their creativity as they complete this stimulating and supportive qualification.
UAL Level 3 Applied General Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design
Read more about how this 'Applied General' qualification provides post-16 students with the skills necessary to progress academically or professionally.
UAL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Visual Arts
Discover how this new smaller sized qualification in visual arts could suit your learners.
UAL Level 3 and 4 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
Learn about how this new qualification enables students to transition from a general education to specialist creative education.
UAL Level 3 and 4 Diploma in Art and Design - Foundation Studies
Read more about how this qualification extends the learners’ critical independence by encouraging exploration and risk-taking.
Art and Design resources
We've provided important resources and guidance to help centres deliver our Art and Design qualifications.