Art and Design (Level 5)

UHI Argyll


Lochgilphead Centre and CERC


This one year course allows students to experience a variety of art disciplines, and gives an understanding of the skills and techniques used for drawing, painting, sculpture, design, surface decorating, digital imaging and consists of a mixture of practical and theoretical elements which will include lectures, visiting guest artists and visits to exhibitions.

You will study from a range of subjects which will be confirmed at induction.

Subjects may include:-

Colour: An Introduction; Drawing Skills – Line and tone; Life Drawing; Intro to Ceramic Sculpture; Art and Design: Surface Decoration; Sketchbook Development – thematic studies; Art and Design: Intro - Contemporary art practice; Art and Design: Intro to 3D design skills; Art and Design: Drawing Skills – Developmental drawing; Web Content; Working with Photographs.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 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