Art and Design (Extended Diploma)

Extended Diploma (Level 3)




Course Overview

This course, equivalent to three A Levels, is ideal preparation for students keen to study Art at a higher level or pursue a career in the industry. Working in our purpose-built art studios, you will benefit from the input of both full-time staff and visiting artists and designers.



Coursework (100%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in GCSE Art & Design. Applicants are required to bring a portfolio to interview.

Exam board: UAL

Purchase of materials plus optional visits to exhibitions. Upfront cost for a 'Starter Pack'. To include pen nib and holder, masking tape, craft knife, sketching pencils, fine liner, brushes, lino cutting tool, scissors, glue stick and A6 sketchbook at a very competitive price. 

Programme leader:

Sarah Wilson

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley


This course is excellent preparation for those wanting to enter the industry and employment.

Higher education

This course is an accepted qualification for entry into art college or university, with students going on to study a range of related subjects including fashion and textiles, graphic design, visualisation and animation, fine art, illustration, artistic make-up, and 3D animation.

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