COURSE INFORMATION

This course allows you to study a variety of creative arts including life drawing, painting, 2D and 3D design skills, printmaking, and mixed media. During the course, you will develop a substantial portfolio and also take part in an exhibition of your own work, which will all help prepare for employment or your next step to Higher Education.

 

  • Life drawing
  • Painting
  • 2D and 3D design skills
  • Printmaking
  • Mixed media
  • Year 1 – one year full-time
  • Year 2 – one year full-time

Year 1

  • Creative process
  • Art and design project
  • Developmental drawing
  • Observational drawing
  • Art and design: portfolio production
  • Art and design: graded unit 1
  • Art and design: context
  • Printmaking and portfolio production
  • Painting exploratory techniques
  • Creative arts project: development
  • Creative arts project: production
  • Illustration techniques

Year 2

  • Creative project for artists and designers
  • Development drawing portfolio
  • Art and design context – personal investigation
  • Art and design: advanced project
  • Art and design presentation
  • Public art
  • Reflective practice
  • Painting exploratory techniques

One of the following:

  • Two Highers at Grade C or above, including English and Art, plus two National 4s
  • National Certificate: Art, and Design SCQF Level 6
  • National Certificate: Jewellery SCQF Level 6
  • Another appropriate creative course at SCQF Level 6

Mature students will be considered on an individual basis based on a portfolio of art and design work in their field of study and experience

PLUS

  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • Portfolio as required or evidence of art and design projects/artefacts
  • BA (Hons): Creative Enterprise
  • It is possible to progress on to a degree at university from this course - see our HE and Degree Pathways guide for more information

  • Art and design related employment

  • Practising artist

  • Portfolio of art work
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise.