Art and Design

Argyll College UHI


Lochgilphead Centre and CERC


Enjoy experimentation and explore new techniques and new media in this exciting one year course. Whether progressing from our level 5 Portfolio course or entering directly to level 6, this course will give student experience of working in a variety of disciplines within Art and Design, gives an understanding of the skills and techniques used, and students will experience working in a range of environments.

Subjects include Exploratory Media Handling, Contextual Studies, Digital Media, Analytical and Life Drawing, Ceramics, Location Drawing, Photography, 3D Development, Illustrative Sculpture, Animation and other. The course consists of a mixture of practical and theoretical elements which will include lectures, visiting guest artists and visits to exhibitions.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 including English and Art and Design. Portfolio.

Progression Routes

HNC/D Art and Design, HNC/D Contemporary Art Practice

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Creative Industries

SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display