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Activate Learning is based at City of Oxford College.
This programme been designed to create conditions where an interest in the visual arts can be explored and developed and creativity tested. The course is characterised by experimental and experiential learning, relying on the application of manual skills while valuing the accidental and disruptive results that can occur.
The qualification is accredited by the highly-regarded University of the Arts London (UAL). Among the benefits, students have the opportunity to have their work shortlisted to appear at the annual UAL awarding body exhibition at Chelsea College of Art.
Each year, our students have the opportunity to take part in our End of Year Festival to showcase their work. Take a look at our video of the 2019 show, "Arrival".
07 Sep 2020
You will study these topics over the two years:
You will gain:
By the end of the course you will have benefited from a valuable insight into progression opportunities open to you.
You will also develop your English and maths skills, as well as your entrepreneurial skills, through live projects and enterprise activities.
Practical work includes simulated and live briefs and course related visits. You need to be able to work independently and you are required to carry out approximately 15 hours of homework a week.
I’ve enjoyed working with different mediums and doing lots of things that I hadn’t done before. Not many schools can offer the facilities that they have here.”
You will need five or more GCSEs preferably including English language and maths at grade A*–C (grades 4–9), or a national award in art and design, or first diploma in art and design at merit or above, plus GCSEs in English and maths at grade C/4 or above or Functional Skills at Level 2.
Your offer is also subject to a successful interview when we will expect to see a portfolio of art, design or craft work.
You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.
Printed application forms are also available.
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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