Computer Arts and Design (Digital) (HND Year 1)

Dundee and Angus College


Gardyne Campus


Applicants select from either Digital Art (graphic design & illustration) or Animation. Both routes allow learners to develop their creative thinking and design skills through a series of exciting projects. Emphasis is placed on developing your creativity, independent thinking, and organisation skills. You will develop understanding in areas such as: research; sketchbook working; idea generation and concept development; drawing skills; research methods and contextual studies exploring the work of relevant artists/designers. The Animation stream focuses on 2D/3D animation, games and VR art. The Digital Art streams includes graphic design and illustration; motion design; typography and corporate identity.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher preferably English or Art and Design; 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


Career Area

Computing and ICT