Art and Design Portfolio Building (Level 6)

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus, Fraserburgh Campus


You will develop your skills in Art & Design and prepare a portfolio to showcase the skills and techniques you will explore towards your individual tastes and style. You will develop your creative art or design solutions, informed by an understanding and awareness of contemporary practices and issues.

Subjects Include:
Drawing (including life drawing); Painting, composition and colour; Sketchbook development and personal projects; Creative textile development (Aberdeen); Media development; Printmaking and mixed media; 3D design; Digital media; Sculpture (Aberdeen); Portfolio Building; Art and Design Contextual Studies.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English and Art and Design; or Introduction to Art and Design (Level 5); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5

Progression Routes

HNC/D Art and Design

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art, Design and Photography

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