Art Portfolio Production

West Lothian College


The course is for anyone wishing to build a bespoke portfolio for application to advanced studies in any art or design discipline within the creative industries.

The course lays the foundations for degree-level study, develops your professional studio experience, and teaches you about contemporary practices within the creative industries.

It covers exploration, experimentation and creativity within different art disciplines including drawing, painting, two-dimensional practices, video, digital media, photography, printmaking, visual and contextual research, life drawing, three-dimensional practices, public art, installation, live art and sound art.

It provides a studio environment and opportunities that mirror industry standards.

Entry Requirements

Higher English and Art and Design; or NC Art and Design (Portfolio Development). Selection is by interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

Possible progression to other HND/degree art courses within other further education colleges or colleges of art.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


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