Art and Design (Portfolio) NC

What is special about this course?

A National Certificate award that will prepare you for progression to HE level study or entry into art and design-based employment. It's a robust award of practical and related theoretical content that will help you build a portfolio, and ensure the development of practical and theoretical skills in addition to transferable generic employability and essential skills.

You will also have the option to gain Higher Photography.

Entry requirements

All applicants will be interviewed and will be expected to provide a portfolio of work which includes 5-10 drawings.

The interview forms an important part of the selection process.

School leavers

  • Four National 5 at C or above to include Art and Design and English/Communication; or equivalent

Subjects include:

  • Life drawing
  • Design for print
  • Sketchbook development
  • Printmaking
  • Digital Media
  • Essential skills

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

1 Years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment and, if taking Higher Photography, an externally assessed portfolio at the end of the year.

Where can I study my course?

  • Beechwood Campus

Start date

August

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What funding can I apply for?

Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HND Contemporary Art Practice
  • HND Visual Communication
  • Degree level study

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2017/18

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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