UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

The University of Arts London (UAL) Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design is for students with an interest in art and design. Students will explore the materials, methods and processes that support art and design activities.

It will provide the perfect opportunity for school leavers or mature learners to get started in art and design, you will explore and develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required for progression within art and design education.

The qualification structure will provide a sound base of skills and knowledge, will enhance self-confidence, and convey an understanding of the career demands and opportunities within art and design.


Entry requirements

3 National 4s , Art and English desirable


achievement of all units on an SCQF Level 4 course or equivalent. 

Applications are encouraged from mature students who do not possess formal qualifications but have the skills to meet the academic demands of the course.

This course comprises of 8 units:

  • Introduction to materials, processes and technical skills in art and design

  • Introduction to contextual research in art and design

  • Introduction to drawing skills

  • Introduction to communication skills in art and design

  • Solving 2D creative problems

  • Solving 3D creative problems

  • Solving time-based creative problems

  • Developing and producing a personal project in art and design

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

This is a practical based course with face to face teaching supported by the use of the VLE.

How long will my course last?

1 academic year

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date



The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression: UAL Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design (SCQF Level 6)

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design SCQF Level 5

I want to start in 2020/21

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.