Art and Design (Level 6)

UHI Argyll


Lochgilphead Centre and CERC


If you’re an aspiring artist looking to expand your creative flair, this course could be for you!

Explore your creative side by trying new techniques and working with a variety of media. You’ll learn how to express yourself through colour, line, and shape. Build your confidence and knowledge of contemporary art practice through research and practical work.

During the course you’ll have the opportunity to visit exhibitions at art galleries and take part in field trips to local areas for creative research. You’ll hear from professional artists to learn about their different artistic approaches.


Art and Design: Colour; Art and Design: Contextual studies; Digital Media; Exploratory Media; Handling?; Art and Design: Project; Analytical Drawing; Life Drawing; Skills Development; Ceramics – Hand Building; Location Drawing –Local?Environment; Painting to a Theme; Printmaking Applied Skills?
Animation; Illustrative Sculpture; Photography – Portraiture Skills.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 including English and Art and Design. Portfolio.

Progression Routes

HNC/D Art and Design, HNC/D Contemporary Art Practice

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Creative Industries

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