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UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design

The UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design are only available for delivery in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These qualifications are not available for delivery in England.

The UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design is only available for delivery in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland withThe UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design has been designed to provide the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to degree-level study in art and design, or into employment.

It provides an opportunity for those who have an interest in the visual arts to explore, develop and test their creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating and demanding and provides a supportive transition from further to higher education.

Please read the UAL Awarding Body statements of purpose for these qualifications:

Statement of purpose - UAL Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design (PDF 225KB)

Statement of purpose - UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design (PDF 526KB)

Contact

To find out more about this qualification please email academic.awarding@arts.ac.uk.

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Qualifications at a glance

Diploma

Level - 3
Units - 9
TQT (hours) - 1080
GLH - 630
Typical course duration - 1 year
UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - 36/60/84
QAN - 600/2827/0
Typical progression - Visual communication, 3d design, fashion, fine art

Extended Diploma

Level - 3
Units - 13
TQT (hours) - 2,070
GLH - 1170
Typical course duration - 2 years
UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - 72/120/168
QAN - 600/2826/9
Typical progression - Visual communication, 3d design, fashion, fine art

Specifications

UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design specification (PDF 4.4MB)

UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design specification - Welsh language (PDF 910KB)

Stakeholder support

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject practitioners and further education colleges to ensure that it provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to prepare learners for employment and/or support a role in the workplace.

You can request Letters of support for this qualification. Email: qualdev.awarding@arts.ac.uk.

Working with us

Interested in delivering the UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art and Design?

Visit the Working with us page for information on the approval process for new and existing centres.