UAL L1 Diploma in Art, Design and Media



The Creative Industries sector in the UK is growing at three times the national average and this fantastic one year introduction to the sector provides you with the opportunities to explore the fields of Design, Fashion, Art, Film, Photography and Graphics.

The course is within our Creative Discovery subject area, a subject area dedicated to supporting students in discovering their creative voice before specialising. You will learn through developing individual projects and ideas in response to a range of themes that will support your interests and help you find your specialism and voice.

You will develop technical skills alongside confidence, independence and the resilience to succeed.

You will learn in creative studios alongside our other courses through exploration and discovery, supported to develop independent research skills and the ability to respond to industry relevant briefs.

Our curriculum is highly practical and makes the most of all the opportunities on offer at the Chelsea Centre in our specialist subject areas to ensure that you can fully unleash your potential.

The Chelsea Centre for the Creative Industries is a specialist centre of like minded individuals supporting learning in the creative sector up to Degree level. We are part of Morley college, in the heart of London and in close proximity to the internationally renowned exhibition road that our students make regular use of.

This course is recognised through the University of Arts London L1 Diploma, a specialist qualification written by universities and industry to best prepare students for advance study in the creative sector.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

The class will be based in a well-equipped studio in a specialist centre where you will be supported to explore a range of media and approaches by expert lecturers.

Industry relevant briefs will be delivered that will allow you to explore your personal voice supported by individual tutorials with lecturers.<br><br>You will work with like minded peers in your group to develop and share ideas and occasionally work on projects together.

Alongside this you will have a range of technical workshops in support of your studies together with progression activities to support you develop an understanding of the different specialist areas. Assessment Methods:<br>You will be assessed through seven units. Unit 1 & 2 represent the Award Qualification. Following successful achievement of these you will progress to Units 3-6 to explore different specialist areas and in Unit 7 you will create a final major project.

All assessment is through the work you produce, sketchbooks and practical work. Assessment will be supportive with deadlines towards the end of each term in which individual feedback will be given to support your next steps.


Student Enrolment Team at Morley College London


Chelsea Centre
Hortensia Road, Chelsea
Greater London
SW10 0QS

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Intermediate level
  • Qualification offered
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners


28 weeks (flexible times to suit)

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They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.




1st November 2021

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