Computer Arts and Design

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This modern and forward-thinking course is designed to develop your knowledge in digital design. On this immersive course you will use cutting-edge interactive technology in Edinburgh College school of art studios and Mac laboratories. This course is a step towards a fulfilling, creative and successful career in the computer art and design industry.

You will explore a broad range of computer arts subjects and philosophical ideologies through lectures and debates. During this course you will learn the use of vital creative software through tutorials and exercises. This training will ensure you have the correct level of skills and requirements needed to take a creative process from a concept to a finished product. Upon completion you will be qualified to apply for university creative degree courses or university degree studies in computer systems.

This course provides key employability skills that employers in the computer and art industry are seeking. Here you will interact with clients in order to understand, redefine and execute project briefs. Edinburgh is a creative hub and it is a gift to study art and design in such a cultured city. HND students will have the opportunity to exhibit their work in prestigious galleries for the general public, industry professionals and future colleagues to view.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers; or Arts and Design Diploma Level 3 (UAL); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Art and Design

SCQF Level