Contemporary Art Practice

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus, Gardyne Campus


Aspiring artists who enter this programme will be exposed not only to fantastic art and design facilities but also expert tuition from a range of professional artists. This course is suited to students seeking to enhance their creative skill-set, develop their visual awareness and build a substantial portfolio of high-quality work.

Throughout this course, students will have the opportunity to explore and enhance their skills in life drawing and painting, contextual studies, observational drawing, mixed media, printmaking, digital art forms, photography, conceptual art and 3D practice.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher, English or Art and Design preferred, or other 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


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display