Fine Art: Contemporary Art Practice

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This is a highly creative inter-disciplinary course involving 2D, 3D and intermedia art. You will be working from creative briefs which will challenge and inspire you. Delivered through workshops, critiques, group, and one to one teaching you will discover innovative contemporary approaches to developing your work. Art theory is an essential element of the course, and this will help develop your understanding of modern and contemporary theories in art practice. Combined with visits to exhibitions, museums, visiting artists and art workshops you will become aware of contemporary art practice today. Towards the end of your course, you will undertake a graded unit project which will provide you with the opportunity to highlight your learning.

Content includes:
3D Art Practice: sculpture processes; 2D Art Practice: photography, painting, printmaking;
Drawing; Digital: Moving image; Portfolio Building; Conceptual Processes; Contextual Studies (modernism to present day); Collaborative Working; Graded Unit.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher in Art and Design or an art related subject plus a suitable portfolio; or relevant qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND or degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level