Applied Art and Design (8510)
This specification is not available after the summer 2013 exam series.
There is one opportunity to re-sit the externally assessed units in January 2014.
Applied Art helps students to develop a knowledge and understanding of working in vocational areas of Art and Design. In addition, the qualification covers a mixture of teaching and learning experiences from the theoretical through to those with a clear practical emphasis.
This specification requires students to develop their ability to gain an understanding of 2-D and 3-D visual language; to develop the skills and understanding all artists, craftspeople and designers need in their work; to develop skills in using materials and techniques and to develop an understanding of specific vocationally relevant aspects of Art, Craft or Design.
The qualification is available as a single or double award until last examination in June 2013. The A-level single award comprises six units. The A-level Double Award comprises twelve units. A nine-unit award is also available, called Advanced Level with Advanced Subsidiary (Additional). This consists of six AS units and three A2 units. To be eligible for this award, students must meet the requirements for Advanced Subsidiary Double Award and Advanced Level Single Award.
The A-level in Applied Art and Design has been designed to enable knowledge and understanding of this vocational area. It is for those candidates who want a broad background in Art and Design which will allow them to progress to further or higher education, training or employment.
The last AS and A2 re-sit for externally assessed units is in Jan 2014.
Codes and references
|Specification title||Applied Art and Design|
|Certification code||8511 AS
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Art and Design Team
Tel: 01483 437 750