Throughout the world, the creative industries are booming. In the UK alone they contribute more than £100 billion to the economy* and employ more than 2 million people**. This number is growing faster than any other part of the economy. As working practices and technologies evolve, jobs in this sector will be some of the most resilient in the face of increasing automation.
This content of this qualification is designed to give students every possible chance to develop the skills, competencies and knowledge that will lead to a successful future in the creative industries or the many industries that require creative talent to support their business or enterprises.
To be awarded the UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication students are required to achieve a minimum of a Pass grade in the six mandatory units listed under the Units heading.
* United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
**Creative Industries Federation, Creative Industries Manifesto 2019