A Level Art & Design (Fine Art)

Qualification: A Level

Examining board: AQA

Course specification:

Year 12

Year 14

Course leader: Mrs Wigham

Years taught: 12,14

What will I be doing on this course?

Students studying Fine Art will be introduced to a variety of experiences exploring a range of art media, processes and techniques.

Traditional methods are studied as well as new media - the use of drawing for different purposes is studied, using a variety of methods and scales.

Students will work in one or more areas of Fine Art such as drawing and painting, mixed media (collage), printmaking and photography.

Relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design are studied, from the past and from recent times, including European and non European examples.

Trips may be taken to nearby art galleries and museums.

Units covered

Component 1: Portfolio

Component 2: Externally set assignment

How this course is assessed

AS Level
A Level

Marks gained at AS level do not contribute in any way to the final grade at A level.

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Progression/future opportunities

Students who perform well in this subject and the rest of their studies could progress to an undergraduate degree in an Art subject which can lead to an exciting career in the Arts.

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