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UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design and Media

The UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design and Media are designed to provide students who are intrigued and motivated by art and design with opportunities to explore, develop and test their creativity.

Both qualifications draw upon established approaches to teaching, learning and assessment that are successfully proven to appeal to and engage students seeking practical study over a more academic study route.

They follow a similar structure to the UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Art and Design, so can be delivered alongside these qualifications easily.

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

Statement of purpose - UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design and Media (PDF 95KB)

Contact

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

Tapestry with multicoloured paintings
Artwork by Suzanna Rusak, Barnsley College Caption

Qualifications at a glance

Award

  • Level - 1
  • Units - 2
  • TQT (hours) - 90
  • GLH - 60
  • Typical course duration - 6-8 weeks
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/3266/8
  • Typical progression - Visual communication, 3d design, fashion, fine art

Diploma

  • Level - 1
  • Units - 8
  • TQT (hours) - 750
  • GLH - 420
  • Typical course duration - 1 year
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/3267/X
  • Typical progression - Visual communication, 3d design, fashion, fine art

Specifications

UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design and Media specification (PDF 1.6MB)

UAL Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design and Media specification - Welsh language (PDF 1.6MB)

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 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design & Media?

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