Contemporary Art Practice (HND Year 1)

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus, Gardyne Campus


This course is suited to learners seeking to enhance their creative skillset, develop their visual awareness and build a substantial portfolio of high-quality work. Aspiring artists who enter this programme will be exposed to fantastic art and design facilities, including expert tuition from a range of professional artists. Throughout this course, learners will have the opportunity to acquire, explore and hone their artistic skills. These will include: life drawing and painting; contextual studies; observational drawing; mixed media; printmaking; digital art forms; photography; conceptual art and 3D practice.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, English or Art and Design preferred, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

2nd or 3rd year entry to a relevant degree programme at university

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level