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.
What to Expect
This two-year programme of study is the route for you and is essential if you want to study Art & Design or a related subject at degree level. On successful completion of the first year of study, you will be awarded a Diploma in Art & Design and at the end of the second year, if you successfully complete the course, you will be awarded the University of the Arts London Awarding Body Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design.
Length: 2 years (6 terms)
Course Start: September or January (please see term dates)
Degree & further education in Art & Design. Guaranteed progression to any of our BA courses on successful completion of the Extended Diploma.
Specialist tutor support available 5 days a week.
The UAL Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design (Year 1) is included in the UCAS tariff and attracts tariff points for each final grade as shown below:
The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design (Year 2) is included in the UCAS tariff and attracts tariff points for each final grade as shown below:
Students have access to our studios 7 days a week, from 8 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 am to 6 pm at weekends.
How your Work is Assessed
Visual and written assignments and projects.
Local and national educational trips to museums and galleries.
16 years +
Successful completion of Secondary Education (year 10 or year 11 depending on the native country) is needed or 3 GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably in a relevant creative subject.
Students who do not meet these entry requirements will still be considered on their own individual potential to succeed.
IELTS 4.5+ (no element under 4.0)
Small portfolio required
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 standards. It is also regulated by Ofqual.
For more information about the course download the programme specification