Art and Design: Digital Design and Illustration

Glasgow Kelvin College


East End Campus, Easterhouse Campus


This course will help you to engage with digital trends in graphic design and illustration. You will gain a realistic, industry-standard knowledge of the creative processes involved in graphic design and illustration, utilising current, specialist software and hardware, and experience of the client/designer relationship.

Content includes:
Graphic Design; Illustration; Digital Imaging; Digital Media; Design Semantics; Development Drawing; Creative Process; Mixed Media, Art and Design Context; Cultural Identity, Creative Project, for Artists and Designers; Portfolio Production

Campus location may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

Advanced Higher or Higher Art and Design plus National 5 English (if not held at Higher) or NC Art, Design and Digital Media (Level 6) and a portfolio of art and design work (all learners must show evidence of ability in art and design). Entry by interview and portfolio.

HNC Art and Design: Digital Design and Illustration may give entry to year 2.

Progression Routes

Degree course or career as technician, community art worker or a junior managerial position.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Art and Design

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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