UAL L2 Diploma in Art, Design and Media



This one year preparatory programme supports you to develop a specialist portfolio and confirm your pathway. You will be introduced to the rich and diverse subject areas that you can study at the Chelsea centre. These will include opportunities to explore the fields of Design, Fashion, Art, Film, Photography and Graphics through a supportive team of lecturers that will help you develop the skills you need to advance your learning in the creative industries.

This course is aimed to help you determine which creative pathway your potential lies in and in term 3 you will specialise in this field developing an exciting final project that will prepare you fully for progressing onto specialised study with a L3 Diploma.

You will learn through developing individual projects and ideas in response to a range of themes that will support your specialist interests. You will also develop technical skills alongside confidence, independence, communication and the resilience to succeed.

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

Our curriculum is highly practical and is connected to the diverse range of 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 creative learning up to Degree level. We are part of Morley college, in the heart of London and make full use of our close proximity to the Victoria and Albert museum and the Serpentine Gallery.

This course is recognised through the University of Arts London L2 Diploma, a specialist qualification written by Universities and industry to best prepare students for advanced study in the creative sector.

Course times TBC

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.

You will work with like minded peers in your group to develop and share ideas and occasionally achieve 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 your eventual specialist area.

Assessment Methods: You will be assessed through eight units.

Unit 1 & 2 represent the Award Qualification.

Following successful achievement of these you will progress to Units 3-7 to explore different specialist areas and in Unit 8 you will create a final major project.

All assessment is through the work you produce, sketchbooks and practical work. There are no exams.

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
  • Qualification offered
  • Seniors


35 weeks (flexible times to suit)

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