Art and Design: Graphic Arts Portfolio

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This foundation course allows you to build a creative portfolio of art, graphic design, illustration and animation work. The course leads you to further study on a variety of HND level courses. You'll learn to research effectively and work creatively in a studio environment, from sketchbook and design process to finished work; all of which is continuously assessed.

This stimulating and creative course will be delivered to you by our highly professional teaching staff with significant Art and Design experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

During the course; emphasis is placed on research, development of ideas and experimentation of media to enable you to gain a thorough understanding of the design process.

Entry Requirements

English and Art and Design at National 5. Interview and portfolio of work required.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Design Crafts and Graphic Arts

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