Art and Design AS/A2

In Cambridge

£ 420 + VAT
  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    Cambridge

Description

The course consists of two areas, coursework, and a 5 hour timed test. The coursework mark is 60% of the total mark and the controlled test is worth 40%. The area you will be studying is painting and drawing to include mixed media. The course work consists of sketchbook work and final outcomes. Sketchbooks are an important part of the course and are used to show students' individual interests.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

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Cambridge (Cambridgeshire )
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Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PE

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On request

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Course programme


Art and Design AS/A2

Your Course
The course consists of two areas, coursework, and a 5 hour timed test. The coursework mark is 60% of the total mark and the controlled test is worth 40%. The area you will be studying is painting and drawing to include mixed media. The course work consists of sketchbook work and final outcomes. Sketchbooks are an important part of the course and are used to show students' individual interests and to demonstrate how ideas are developed. The final outcomes reflect back on all the development work in the sketchbook
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the 30-week course you will have been given the opportunity to:
· Experiment with a range of drawing, painting and mixed media techniques Develop sketches and ideas to produce course-work Receive guidance on how to research artists/designers and use them to inspire your art work.
· Receive guidance on how to prepare a 5 hour timed piece of work, how to respond to exam questions and produce studies for the final piece.
The aim of the course is to enjoy working with art and design materials and gain a sense of achievement and accomplishment in the final results. The course is an examined course and is aimed at developing and pushing your individual artistic development.
You have to follow a planned syllabus. It can be used as a stepping stone towards higher education, 8 students have already gone onto Foundation course at CRC, and one student has taken a foundations course at St Martin?s College London.
Your Tutor
Your Tutor Sarah Heeks studied for a BA Hons in Fine Art and Art History at Leeds University. She has been involved in the public funding of major art exhibitions and projects in London, before studying for a PGCE in Art and Design at the Institute of Education, University of London. She has since taught GCSE, and 'A' Level Art and Design. She is currently teaching GCSE Art & Textiles at Melbourn Village College.
Day and time: Monday 6.30 - 9.30
Start date: 21 Sept
Number of sessions: 30
Tuition fees: £ 420
Method of payment: Fees for short courses (10 weeks or less) to be paid in full at enrolment and for long courses (12 weeks or more) fees of 50% can be paid at enrolment plus 50% as a cheque. Course places cannot be reserved without receipt of both payments.
Half term:
Please note that there are no classes during half term Monday 15th - Friday 19th February 2010 unless otherwise stated.

£ 420 + VAT