Art and Design (NPA)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This is the ideal course if you are wishing to change career or continue your Art and Design studies to successfully progress onto further study in this growth area of the Creative Industries.

You will develop your creative skills by combining digital technology with traditional drawing and making approaches to produce inspiring work in graphics, animation, digital imaging, visual art and web design.

Engaging projects allow you to explore your own creativity and investigate a wide range of materials, techniques and approaches studying in our Mac Labs and Art Studios to prepare you for more specialist study.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English and Art and Design, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview. Portfolio of work required.

Progression Routes

NC Art and Design; or UAL Diploma or Foundation Diploma

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months


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