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
You’ll combine traditional art and design skills alongside new and emerging technologies. In this fast paced A Level you’ll explore a range of topics including:
• Digital media including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
• Mixed media collage
• Typography, layout and composition
• Branding and design
An enriching experience
Studying A Level Graphic Communication at HNC is an enriching experience. You’ll have plenty of opportunities 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 Graphic Communication students enjoy include:
• Trips 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 an end of year showcase
• Taken part in enrichment opportunities to develop their artistic skills, such as life- drawing and jewellery making
We are proud of the unique experiences that are available to our students both inside and outside of the classroom. Our subject specialists will instil in you a love of learning, 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.
Using the latest industry standard software, you will enjoy learning under the direction of our experts in an environment that equips you with the skills to succeed in the workplace. Technology is fast paced, and by ensuring our equipment is at the forefront of the latest developments, you will be prepared for your degree level studies or the world of work
How will you be assessed?
Assessment is via examination and coursework.
This is the perfect qualification for students aiming for a career in the creative industries. You will build digital skills that are valued by universities and employers alike, ensuring that you have the necessary skills to progress on to your chosen career. Our students typically progress to careers in the Graphic Design, Illustration, Advertising, Marketing, Animation and Web Design sectors.
This course supports progression to higher education and industry. A Level Graphic Communication students have recently progressed to university to study subjects such as:
- Graphic Design
- Website Design
- Interior Design
What does this course go well with or what may you like?