A Level Art

Why Study?

Students will be introduced to a variety of experiences that explore a range of art media, processes and techniques. Students will explore the use of drawing for different purposes, using a variety of methods and media on a variety of scales. Students will use sketchbooks to support their work. Students will explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design, from the past and from recent times.

Course Content

Component 1: Personal investigation

Personal investigation

96 marks 60% of A-level

Non-exam assessment (NEA) set and marked by the centre and moderated by AQA during a visit to the centre. Visits will normally take place in June.

Component 2: Externally set assignment

What's assessed

Response to an externally set assignment

Assessed

Preparatory period + 15 hours supervised time

 96 marks 40% of A-level

Non-exam assessment (NEA) set by AQA, marked by the centre and moderated by AQA during a visit to the centre. Visits will normally take place in June.


Progression Routes

A degree in art can lead you to university courses and employment into a wide range of careers including graphics, illustration, freelance work, teaching, the media and research. It will develop a wide range of skills such as independent thought, problem solving, attention to detail, research, communication, team work etc. making it an ideal choice to bridge science and humanity subjects.

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