• 100%

    pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects

    Summer 2019 (including Diploma Criminology)

  • 99.1%

    overall A-Level pass rate.

    Summer 2019 (including Diploma Criminology)

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
08/09/20202 Years3Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormA-Levels

What’s it all about?

A-Level Art and Design is an exciting and diverse course which builds upon and broadens your knowledge of Art from GCSE level. You will have access to a wide range of materials and facilities to help you experiment with new art forms. Studying an Art and Design based subject enables creative thinking and crucial solution solving skills which are transferable to a number of jobs and industries. Alongside Art and Design, students commonly study a combination of creative and design subjects such as photography, graphic design, textiles and product design.

You will need GCSE in a relevant Art or Design subject at grade 4 and English Language at grade 4, in addition to the general entry criteria.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

Initially you will be introduced to new techniques and methods as well as building and refining existing skills. You will explore work in abstract and contemporary forms as well as more traditional sources. With an emphasis on experimentation, you will in

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

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98% of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.