UAL Diploma in Art and Design Level 2 - Glass

When and Where

Dates
7 Sep 2020 - 30 Jun 2021 (350 hours, 35 weeks)
Days and times
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Location
North Kensington Centre

Cost

Full fee
£2895 This course may be available for free
Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable
Senior fee now part of Concession fee

Quick Facts

Availability
Yes
Tutor
Maria Zulueta
Course code
20JFG03801

What you will learn

This course runs over 2 days per week for adults – Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 to 4:00; and 3 - 4 days for students who are under 19 working with interior design and architecture topics.

The course is project-based and students are given encouragement and support to develop their ideas. There is also a strong commitment to the development of 2D and 3D on glassmaking skills as a tool for the communication of ideas. This program covers a variety of techniques from architectural stained glass, surface decoration on glass, mould making as well as kiln-formed glass. It offers an invaluable opportunity for students to understand glassmaking in Art and Design; from concept to final product developing a wide range of glass techniques.

Under 19 students will join the study program in Interior Design. It contains a series of exercises that will cover the essential elements of Interior Design; Freehand & Technical drawings and 3D model making.

Alongside studio practice, this course covers general art and design principles, history of design, drawing skills and colour theory. Course activities include museum and gallery visits, liaison with trade and industry and exploration into the context of contemporary art and design practice in the 21st century. Using these experiences students will access a relevant network and produce a portfolio of design work to prepare them for the next level of study or work.
We aim to provide a sound base of skills and knowledge while enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career opportunities On completing the course you can choose to progress onto the Level 3 Glass Certificate or the UAL Interior design Diploma, present your completed portfolio for university, or apply for one of the many jobs in the design industry within the sector.
Do not miss this opportunity; enroll now as the courses fill up fast! For further information contact Maria.Zulueta@morleycollege.ac.uk

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Introduce students to the practice of art and design using the sketchbook, journal diary, the exploration and use of materials like glass, clay, metal, plaster, silicone and more.
  • Enable students to develop and express their creative and imaginative potential working with 2D and 3D work.
  • Provide choices from a selection of Art and Design/ Architectural as well as kiln formed glass.
  • Give students a valuable educational experience, preparing students for higher level of study or other choices in the Art and Design background.

Class format and activities

Mode of delivery: in-center with social distancing and online plus.
Practical activities and workshops will take place in-center with social distancing, whilst tutorials, research and contextual studies will take place online.

The normal mode of delivery would be in – a center studio-based practice where you will learn new glass technical skills, exploring materials and producing experimental and finished work working in the studios. The expected mode of delivery would be a combination of in-center with social distancing and online plus learning for tutorials, virtual presentations from artists and museums and debates.

The course is a studio-based with projects and an encouragement to develop personal ideas and a commitment to explore practical glass skills in the studios. Practical demonstrations with techniques that will cover applique/mosaic, creating ceramic and plaster moulds, glass surface decoration like painting and sandblasting, fusing, slumping with the opportunity to explore materials, and produce experimental and finished work.

The Course Director is established to give the broadest and most creative dynamic to teaching and learning. The lecturer is here to teach, offer personal tutorials and support you in your studies within a friendly environment.
Alongside studio practice, this course covers general art and design principles, history of design, drawing skills and colour theory. Course activities include museum and gallery visits, liaison with trade and industry and exploration into the context of contemporary art and design practice in the 21st century. Using these experiences students will access a relevant network and produce a portfolio of design work to prepare them for the next level of study or work.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

All applicants should have a portfolio of artwork; a minimum of grade 4-9 at GCSE English, Maths and Art, or the equivalent, other practically creative based art and design areas considered.

You may be an applicant with advanced qualifications and/or work experience, 19+ planning a career change or wanting to fulfil an ambition to study art but need to develop a strong portfolio for a Foundation course place and university.

What you need to know before you enrol

Prior to the course, all applicants must complete their current course of study.
An interview is required. Please contact Maria.Zulueta@morleycollege.ac.uk . You will need to fill up the course application from the Website.

What you will need for your class

Students will be required to bring course files and purchase their own materials, including an A3 portfolio/s to hold flat artwork, glass, mould facilities, own glass enamels.
We stock basic materials that you can buy at cost price as required. You will need to provide your own protective clothing.

What you can do next

Our aim is to provide a sound base of skills and knowledge, while enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career opportunities On completing the course you can choose to progress onto the Btec L3 Certificate in Art and Desig- glass, Btec L3 Certificate in Art and Desig- Interior Design, UAL L3 in Art and Design-Interior design, be able to present your completed portfolio for university, or apply for one of the many jobs in the design industry within the Art and Design sector.
Previous students have had offers from and progressed to courses at some of the best colleges and universities in the UK.
Further education and examples of previous students progression pathways :
Btec L3 Certificate in Art and Design- glass
Btec L3 Certificate in Art and Design- Interior Design
UAL L3 in Art and Design-Interior design
Art and Design foundation course
Employment in the creative industry in the Art and Design sector