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A 2 year programme, accredited by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body, designed to prepare you for progressing onto any art and design degree.


The Extended Diploma is ideal for students who:

  • have not completed secondary education
  • need academic qualifications to progress onto a Foundation
  • do not possess a portfolio required for direct entry to a Foundation
  • need to improve their English language skills

This two year programme of study is the route for you and is essential if you want to study Art & Design at degree level. On successful completion of the first year of study you will be awarded with a Diploma in Art & Design and at the end of the second year, if you successfully complete the course you will be awarded with the University of the Arts London Awarding Body Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design.

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The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design is quality assured by UAL Awarding Body through a rigorous external moderation process and grades are monitored against agreed national standards.  It is also regulated by Ofqual.

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