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Art and Design Fine Art

Syllabus Title: Fine Art Examination Board: AQA

Entry Requirements: It is recommended that students achieve a Grade 6 in GCSE Art and Design.

Studying Art and Design

A Level Fine Art is a practical course in which you learn by doing, you will be able to create imaginative personal work throughout the course. You will find out about a whole range of media, techniques and processes during teacher-led workshops and then further develop your own area of specialism. You will develop your creativity and independent thought, learn to express yourself visually and let your imagination flourish. Fine art is a great companion to all other subjects as creativity, imagination and problem solving skills can give you great ideas for your other subjects.

Assessment Outline

2 Components

Component 1: Personal investigation into an idea, issue, concept or theme supported by written material (60%)

Component 2: Produce personal work (40%) You will sit a 15-hour exam over at least 3 days at the end of the two-year course.

Future Opportunities

Architect Art technician

Art therapist

Art valuer

Artist in residence

Arts administrator

Community arts worker