You’ll need to meet the entry criteria for your chosen Pathway.
NOTE: You are unable to study 3 separate Art based A Levels. If you would like Art to make up your full time study programme, please see the full time Applied Art and Design course
This exciting subject will see you exploring varied topics, including:
- Practical techniques such as drawing, painting and printmaking
- Sculpture, 3D construction and installation
- Photography and digital imaging
- Innovative use of mixed media
An enriching experience
Studying Fine Art at HNC is an enriching experience. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to develop your skills and interests, broadening your horizons and building your cultural capital. These experiences are integral to life at HNC and will help you to stand out from the crowd. Some of the experiences our A Level Fine Art students enjoy include:
• Visits to European cities such as Berlin to visit art galleries, conduct research and build cultural capital
• Participating in inspirational and valuable guest workshops with local artists and university lecturers
• Exhibiting work in the end of year showcase
• Taking part in local art festivals such as the Biennale and Woven
We are proud of the unique experiences that are available to our students both inside and outside of the classroom. These will stretch and challenge you to develop the required skills you’ll need to achieve the life-changing qualifications that will lead you to your dream career.
Under our subject specialists’ direction, you’ll explore the many ways in which Art can affect your perception and reality of the world around us- and you will use a range of materials and techniques to develop your own artistic interests and styles. You’ll also enjoy a range of experiences outside of the classroom, including trips and visits, and an end of year showcase of your projects at an Art and Design Exhibition.
How will you be assessed?
Assessment is via examination and coursework
Fine Art underpins most creative careers, and an A Level in this subject will equip you with the skills needed to progress onto a range of Art and Design foundation and degree courses. It is also highly valued by a variety of degree level courses too due to the wider critical thinking skills it develops. Our students typically progress to careers in Architecture, Advertising, Teaching, Illustration and Animation. A Level Fine Art students at HNC have recently progressed to university to study subjects such as:
- Fine Art
- Graphic Design
- History of Art