The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication is a two-year, full time Art and Design course equivalent to 3 A Levels.
The course gives students an in-depth introduction to the creative industries, along with a broad foundation of related knowledge, skills and attributes associated to the creative process.
It focuses on developing students’ understanding whilst gaining a wide range of Art, Design and Communication related skills. Students will develop creative ideas, solutions and outcomes with a real industry focus.
There are opportunities to engage with employers and companies through live briefs and work experience placements. Students have the opportunity to build skills and specialise in Year 1 and Year 2. Specialisms include Fine Art, Fashion, Textiles & Costume, 3D Design (Including Architecture, Set and Interior Design), Photography and Film, Fashion Image Making/Media, Graphic Design, Animation and Illustration and Curation and Exhibition Management.
Course Entry Requirements for the UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Practice
Any Art & Design GCSE Grade 4 or a Technology GCSE Grade 4 including Resistant Materials, Product Design, Graphics Products, Textiles or equivalent. However, if you haven’t studied Art, no problem, just come and speak to one of the tutors.
UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Practice Course Leaflet
Exam board course specification
What our students say about the UAL Extended Diploma – Shannon Cathcart
What our students say about the UAL Extended Diploma – Yve Johnson
Click the link below to view the Course Introduction video
Click here to take a 360 tour of the UAL Extended Diploma classroom
View the ‘ISSUE’ Exhibition created by our UAL Extended Diploma Students –
View the Unite Exhibition here.
Creative Practice students receives offer from Royal School of Needlework
Careers Talk from successful illustrator Maxine Lee-Mackie
Former Art & Design student presents award winning animation
UAL Extended Diploma Issue Exhibition Jan 2022
Art students inspired by NHS Heroes Project
Design students inspired by Liverpool’s Architecture
Art students inspired by prestigious art college
Students visit British Textile Biennial
Fantastic Results for UAL Art Diploma Students
Students exhibit work at Cloud Land
KICK19: UAL Art Foundation Exhibition
Georgia Madden – Self employed Animator
Molly Glenn – Freelance Photographer specialising in Fashion