Online College Of Art & Design
Intensive International GCSE Art & Design Online Course - Ofqual Regulated
Intensive 1 year course available - £3000 GBP $3800 USD*
Standard 2 year course available - CLICK HERE
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The course is run over two years In terms one and two (starting at any time) you will gain confidence in drawing, painting and sculpture. You will also make connections between your own work and the work of other artists and designers. In terms three and four you will use your new skills, knowledge and understanding to express yourself in a themed project in preparation for the exam later in the year. In terms five (final term) you will be asked to write (Component 3) an essay of 1500 - 2000 words about an artwork or art movement. Essays not for you? Try Level 2 Certificate In Art & Design - It's equivalent to IGCSE but has no exam or essay.
The final grade for the qualification relies upon success in a critical and historical assignment (component 3) and a final exam project (component 1) and so preparation for these is a key aim of your tuition and a key role of your tutor. Lessons and tuition can be arranged with your tutor at mutually convenient times. It may be useful to send your tutor a copy of your study plan or lesson timetable for all other subjects (if applicable) so that they are aware of what you are taking on each week and so they can help you to realistically schedule your art study.
The exam paper will ask you to build an art project around a particular theme over a period of 8 weeks. At the end of the 8 weeks preparation period you will have 8 hours (4 hours a day x 2 days) to make a final piece that relates to your project.
Equally valuable, graduates achieve a specialist portfolio that expresses their personal brand of art and design, enabling access to our Foundation Diploma In Art & Design which will fasttrack you to top universities and employment as a professional qualified Artist or Designer.