Art and Design

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


The programme has a central focus of building a strong portfolio of creative art and design materials. This approach will consist of a full range of creative subjects in order to encourage experimentation, knowledge and skills, as well as an impressive portfolio.

By the end of the course of study, you will have had opportunities to refine a broad range of Art and Design skills in two and/or three dimensional areas, demonstrating a thorough grounding in research, analysis and concept development using a range of media and techniques and processes which may include: observational/developmental drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, public art, mixed media and contextual studies.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers; or an NC preferably in English and Art and Design; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. A portfolio of work must be shown at interview.

Progression Routes

HND or degree

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