LEVEL 3 Exmouth Community College Course Guide 2018
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Art & Design

A Level

Exam Board: Edexcel

If you enjoy art and you wish to be a part of the unique atmosphere of the Art and Design Department at Post 16 then A Level Art and Design is for you.

It allows you to express yourself creatively and to produce work based on your own strengths and interests.  Throughout the course you will work from your chosen theme; experiment with a wide range of media and techniques; also research the work of artists thus identifying and developing your own style of working.

Final grades are determined by:

Component 1:  

Personal Investigation and Contextual Study (60% of Total Marks)


Component 2:

Externally Set Assignment: 15 Hours  (40% of Total Marks)

Your work will be displayed in the end of year A Level Exhibition.

Career opportunities are endless!

What qualifications do I need?

Normal College requirements, plus you will need to have gained a B grade or above in GCSE Art and Design.  

When necessary, decisions about entry will be based on a folder of work provided by the candidate.

Contact: Mrs Honour

“Art has always been a favourite subject of mine, and I can’t see myself not doing it.  I enjoy the atmosphere of the Art department and using my imagination to create my style of work.   I recommend Art to any students.  Art will be useful to me in later life.”