What will I study?

Art, in all of its forms, inspires creativity, stirs emotion, sparks debate and reflects society.

On the OCR Art and Design A-Level, you can express your own creative flair within your specialisation through a broad based art, craft and design specification be it drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, textiles, illustration or printmaking. The programme will cover a wide variety of media, allowing you the opportunity to flex your creative muscles while learning new techniques and approaches. Producing creative, dynamic and exciting outcomes, they can inspire and challenge.


How the course is assessed:

Controlled assessment & 3000 personal study                                60%

Externally set exam project resulting in a 15 hour final piece          40%


What does it combine with?

The Art and Design A-Level would complement courses in English Literature, Film Studies, Media Studies and technology.


Where can it lead to?

Careers as  an  animator,  illustrator, product  designer  or  fashion  designer  are  all  possible pathways for Art and Design students.

Work in the media, film and television, marketing and the textile industry are further options. You can pursue art and design at university with a degree in fine art, visual culture, art history or illustration.


You might be interested to know…

Trips to art galleries are planned, along with life drawing lessons.  We have a specialist bespoke A-Level suite.


Entry requirements

Art GCSE grade 6 above