UAL Level 1 in Art, Design and Media

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
1 year
Full time
Professional Training

Course description

UAL Level 1 in Art, Design and Media

This Level 1 Study Programme provides a key foundation in developing your confidence and study skills. The Study Programme allows you to choose a specialist pathway in either Media or Art and will help to inform your progression to a focussed specialist area at Level 2.

Suitability - Who should attend?

You will need 2 GCSEs at grade 9 - 2 (A* - E) or above. In addition: To show at Welcome Event an interest in either Media or Art and a willingness and openness to learn new skills and techniques.In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On your chosen pathway you will learn from specialist lecturers who will help you develop practical skills in a professional environment including:

Media Pathway

  • Photography
  • Film
  • Audio
  • Digital Portfolio
  • Animation

Art & Design Pathway

  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • 3D design
  • Animation.

The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop your:

  • Professional skills e.g. your ability to identify and solve problems, improving your organisation and communication skills as well as becoming confident, adaptable and supportive of others
  • Project planning and presentation techniques, both written and verbal
  • English and Maths through either a Functional Skills or GCSE retake programme
  • English, Maths and IT skills through the vocational assignments
  • CV and interview practice techniques ready for progression
  • Employability skills e.g. self-management, organisation, problem-solving, team work and leadership
  • Personal values and demonstrate adaptability, sensitivity, reliability and be supportive to your peers by working with other Level 1 learners on collaborative projects

Continuing Studies

  • UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology
  • UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma in Art & Design UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma in Music Performance & Production
  • Traineeships, apprenticeships within the wider commercial/creative based industries and supported through Cambridge Regional College
  • Employment at a junior assistant level in industry Please note in order to progress to a UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology or UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma in Art & Design, you will need to achieve a pass for the full Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design & Media.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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